[ slat-ing ]

  1. the act of furnishing with or making from slats.

  2. a number of slats, taken as a whole.

Origin of slatting

First recorded in 1525–35; slat1 + -ing1

Words Nearby slatting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slatting in a sentence

  • The slatting allows for remote control access of media inside.

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  • Presently the square canvas was all a-shiver, slatting furiously and causing the ship to tremble to her keel.

    A Middy of the King | Harry Collingwood
  • Sure, be looking at his stride and his habit of slatting people over the head, and his grand manners with his food.

    The O'Ruddy | Stephen Crane
  • Mrs. Bindle was awakened by the loud slatting of the tent-flap.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins
  • Wheeler's car was shot through, the slatting ripped at the driver's place, the sides a mess.

    Our Part in the Great War | Arthur Gleason
  • But he ceased his yelping to listen to a new noise—a thunderous slatting of canvas accompanied by shouts and cries.

    Jerry of the Islands | Jack London