On Jan. 11, Ai was startled to learn authorities were razing his studio in Shanghai, weeks before the slated demolition date.
He is slated to be retired at this end of this month, at which time he will go from working dog to pet.
MTV Kanye West is slated to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight.
Thankfully, Summers will still be part of the administration—he is slated to run the president's National Economic Council.
The artist formerly known as President Fitz is slated to bring the infamous polygamist to life in an upcoming Lifetime movie.
You are slated for the rope anyway, after what I discovered down cellar.
For many years it was a thatched edifice, but now has a slated roof.
It's a new red brick, with bow windows and a slated roof, and there's a row o' nice tidy iron railings round the garden, too.
Wonder if any other members of the Pittston team are slated to go?
The large drops descend with force upon the slated roofs and rise again in smoke.
mid-14c., from Old French esclate, fem. of esclat "split piece, splinter" (Modern French éclat; see slat), so called because the rock splits easily into thin plates. As an adjective, 1510s. As a color, first recorded 1813. Sense of "a writing tablet" (made of slate), first recorded late 14c., led to that of "list of preliminary candidates prepared by party managers," first recorded 1842, from notion of being easily altered or erased. Clean slate (1856) is an image from customer accounts chalked up in a tavern.
1520s, "to cover with slates" (earlier sclatten, late 15c.), from slate (n.). Meaning "propose, schedule" is from 1883; earlier "to nominate" (1804); the notion is of writing on a slate board. Related: Slated; slating.