- 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.
Words nearby slot
Origin of slot1
OTHER WORDS FROM slotun·slot·ted, adjective
Examples from the Web for slotting
Two and a Half Men will move from Mondays to Thursdays this fall, slotting in at 8:30 p.m. behind The Big Bang Theory.TV Upfronts 2012: NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, and the CW Announce Schedules|Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A similar and perhaps a better result may be obtained by slotting the hole through the nut as though for the reception of a key.
It may be too small now; there is not enough metal to clean up under the tools of the slotting- or shaping-machine.Life in a Railway Factory|Alfred Williams
It is very useful for slotting sheet brass and tubes, slotting small shafts, nicking screws, etc.