- the interior opening in a copy desk, occupied by the chief copy editor.
- the job or position of chief copy editor: He had the slot at the Gazette for 20 years.Compare rim (def. 7).
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How to use slot in a sentence
What is affecting our predictions some is the addition of more wild-card slots.
That’s why SEOs push so hard to dominate that particular slot in the organic SERPs.
Citizens have to book a time slot online in order to get a test.Hong Kong’s new mass COVID testing scheme is free and voluntary—and some citizens are suspicious|eamonbarrett|August 26, 2020|Fortune
When the pandemic forced the county’s 19 libraries to close during the state’s primary, librarians and election officials allowed voters to return ballots through the outdoor slots where people return books.As states mull expanding vote by mail, they’re turning to Oregon for advice|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
By the time Mayfield returned, his starting slot had been handed to someone else, and his scholarship was in question — with future superstar Patrick Mahomes waiting in the wings.
He said Moran had expected to be muffled by state observers when he did a slot on their show.
He was, though, keen on securing the bicycles a parking slot in the sun.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jacob: The last time I was in Atlantic City, I sat at the Sex and the City slot machine and I ordered cosmopolitans.
The German government paid $16 billion to make sure there would be a slot for every child.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA|Monica Potts|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that enabled me to slot in the shooting of the first two episodes [of The Divide] in that.Tony Goldwyn Tackles Political Scandal Again on ‘The Divide’|Jason Lynch|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Willis even went so far as to slot all of his Diapason pipes, and Cavaill-Coll sometimes adopted a similar practice.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
A piece of strong iron wire, which lay among the other litter, was inserted in a narrow slot, apparently a crack in the stone.Dope|Sax Rohmer
A number of slots are cut across one side of the can, and the lower edge of each slot slightly turned out to form a cutting edge.
Place enough strips of rubber or fit two coil springs, B, to raise the sharp edge out of the slot.
Cut a slot in a board or in the workbench large enough to receive the stop A flat.