verb (used with object), slat·ed, slat·ing.
Words nearby slate
Idioms for slate
Origin of slate1
Definition for slated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), slat·ed, slat·ing. British.
Origin of slate2
Examples from the Web for slated
Block 3F is slated for release in 2019, but who knows how much that will slip?New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The new trail is slated for February, which happens to be around the time the eagles will likely be starting another brood.
Paul is slated to deliver a “big speech” on foreign policy in mid-October at the National Defense University.
In fact, he has axed the sub-group of the project that was slated to work on the cognitive level.The Science Community’s Fight Over an Artificial Brain|Elizabeth Picciuto|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once slated to be released this fall, The Problem with Christianity now has no publication date scheduled.Megachurch Star Mark Driscoll’s Publishing Downfall|Warren Throckmorton|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some few superior crofters' houses have slated roofs, and modern grates with flues and regular chimneys.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire|John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
Stener, although he had served two terms, was slated for reelection.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
“Kell, you are slated to pull off one more stunt,” Jimmie addressed the cringing heap.
With the exception of this street and the quay, with their whitewashed and slated houses, it is a town of cabins.The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh: The Irish Sketch Book|William Makepeace Thackeray
The church is on the plan of a cross without aisles; the choir is vaulted with a pointed barrel vault, and the roof is slated.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys|Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
British Dictionary definitions for slated (1 of 2)
- a compact fine-grained metamorphic rock formed by the effects of heat and pressure on shale. It can be split into thin layers along natural cleavage planes and is used as a roofing and paving material
- (as modifier)a slate tile
- the reference information written on a clapperboard
- informal the clapperboard itself
- to choose or destinehe was slated to go far
- to plan or schedulethe trial is slated to begin in three weeks
Word Origin for slate
British Dictionary definitions for slated (2 of 2)
verb (tr) informal, mainly British
Word Origin for slate
Science definitions for slated
Idioms and Phrases with slated
In addition to the idiom beginning with slate
- slated for, be
- clean slate