- 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).
verb (used with object), slot·ted, slot·ting.
verb (used without object), slot·ted, slot·ting.
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Origin of slot1
OTHER WORDS FROM slotun·slot·ted, adjective
Words nearby slot
Example sentences from the Web for slotted
At home, I changed her diaper and slotted her into her high chair.
NBC slotted it behind The Voice, its top-rated show, and launched it the day after it aired the Super Bowl.‘Smash’ Ends Its Run: What Happened to This Once Promising Show?|Jason Lynch|May 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had slotted the treasury post for his junior partner, Bennett.
In the United States, only 10 percent of charitable donations is slotted specifically for girls.Philanthropy in the City: Women Moving Millions Revolutionizes Fundraising|Nina Strochlic|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A year later, when my company was slotted to return there, I reenlisted.I Reenlisted to Return to Afghanistan, Only to Find Myself in Kuwait|Jonathan Raab|April 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Two pails of water flanked this rack, in each of which had been thrust a slotted hickory "wiper" threaded with a square of cloth.The Adventures of Bobby Orde|Stewart Edward White
The whole is then fixed in a piece of light copper tube, which is slotted by means of a hack saw or fret saw to receive them.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out|Fred T. Hodgson
A slotted link is used with a crankshaft for regulating the length of stroke.
A slotted notch on one end the width of triggers, and sharpened at the other, is all that is necessary.Deadfalls and Snares|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
These washers, as put on the market, comprise a slotted rotating drum, which tumbles the potatoes about and loosens the dirt.