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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Old French esclat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slat (plural slats)

  1. A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal.
    slats of a window blind
  2. (aeronautical) A movable control surface at the leading edge of a wing that when moved, changes the chord line of the airfoil, affecting the angle of attack. Employed in conjunction with flaps to allow for a lower stall speed in the landing attitude, facilitating slow flight.

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VerbEdit

slat (third-person singular simple present slats, present participle slatting, simple past and past participle slatted)

  1. To construct or provide with slats.
  2. To slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently.
    • Marston
      "How did you kill him?" "Slatted his brains out."
  3. (UK, dialect) To split; to crack.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  4. To set on; to incite.

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slat f (genitive slaite, nominative plural slata)

  1. rod, slender stick
  2. cane, switch
  3. wand
  4. slender bar, rod
  5. rail
  6. sapling, slip, scion
  7. (anatomy) penis
  8. (measurement) yard
  9. (plural) outskirts

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
slat shlat
after "an", tslat
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

slāt

  1. Preterite of slitan

Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

slat f (genitive slait or slaite, plural slatan)

  1. stick, rod, twig, switch, wand
  2. yard (unit of length)
  3. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) penis

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