At home, I changed her diaper and slotted her into her high chair.
In the United States, only 10 percent of charitable donations is slotted specifically for girls.
And CNN, doesn't rank among the Top-20 highest-rated networks but is slotted as the 12th most valuable at $6.1 billion.
A year later, when my company was slotted to return there, I reenlisted.
Fry them in small batches until golden brown, removing them with a slotted spoon and drain them on a paper towel.
These washers, as put on the market, comprise a slotted rotating drum, which tumbles the potatoes about and loosens the dirt.
The slotted ceiling opened as McGuire watched, and the whole structure swung slowly around.
He made the slotted strips she wanted, and delivered them to her the next day with civil words.
The cutters are inserted in slots or grooves in the face of the disk and they are held by slotted clamping posts.
This latter and the pencil are held at the proper distance apart by means of a slotted strip of metal and a binding screw.
late 14c., "hollow at the base of the throat above the breastbone," from Old French esclot "hoofprint of a deer or horse," of uncertain origin, probably from Old Norse sloð "trail" (see sleuth). Original sense is rare or obsolete in Modern English; sense of "narrow opening into which something else can be fitted" is first recorded 1520s. Meaning "middle of the (semi-circular) copy desk at a newspaper," the spot occupied by the chief sub-editor, is recorded from 1917. The sense of "opening in a machine for a coin to be inserted" is from 1888 (slot machine first attested 1891). The sense of "position in a list" is first recorded 1942; verb sense of "designate, appoint" is from 1960s. Slot car first attested 1966.
"bar or bolt used to fasten a door, window, etc.," c.1300, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German slot (cf. Old Norse slot, Old High German sloz, German Schloss "bolt, bar, lock, castle;" Old Saxon slutil "key," Dutch slot "a bolt, lock, castle"), from Proto-Germanic stem *slut- "to close" (cf. Old Frisian sluta, Dutch sluiten, Old High German sliozan, German schliessen "to shut, close, bolt, lock"), from PIE root *klau- "hook, peg" (cf. Greek kleis "key;" Latin claudere "to shut, close," clavis "key," clavus "nail;" see close (v.)). Wooden pegs seem to have been the original keys.
1747, "provide with a slot, cut slots in," from slot (n.1). Meaning "drop a coin in a slot" is from 1888. Sense of "take a position in a slot" is from 1940; that of "fit (something) into a slot" is from 1966. Oldest sense is obsolete: "stab in the base of the throat" (c.1400). Related: Slotted; slotting.
1560s, "to bolt a door," from slot (n.2). Related: Slotted; slotting.
A slot machine; one-arm bandit: The slots are going day and night (1950+)