Definition of Slates

1. Noun. (plural of slate) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of slate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slates

1. slate [v] - See also: slate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slates

slatch
slatches
slate
slate-colored junco
slate-gray
slate black
slate blue
slate club
slate gray
slate pencil
slate roof
slated
slatelike
slater
slaters
slates (current term)
slatey
slather
slathered
slathering
slatherings
slathers
slatier
slatiest
slatily
slatiness
slatinesses
slating
slatings
slatko

Literary usage of Slates

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1. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"The lower gritty slates and limestone bands of North Devon contain, ... 1 Dr. Hicks claimed these slates as Silurian on the strength of some rather doubtful ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1908)
"Cleaned, and Held by Sitter—Test Wherein the Sitter's Own slates are ... Message Produced on One of a Stack of slates, First Method. ..."

3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"1, 1841; make the slates of the Taconic Mountains and the rocks east and west to be Lower Silurian, and refer the slates to the Hudson River group. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Imports of slates. MR. TOMKINSON (Cheshire, Crewe) : I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of the total amount of slates used in ..."

5. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"Formerly nail-holes in slates were punched on the job; now, however, slates are bored and countersunk at the quarry, when so ordered ..."

6. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"Thermal and Contact Metamorphism of Shales and slates The changes thus far ... The alteration of slates by hot waters along veins and at the surface follows ..."

7. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"Thermal and Contact Metamorphism of Shales and slates The changes thus far ... The alteration of slates by hot waters along veins and at the surface follows ..."

8. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"Thermal and Contact Metamorphism of Shales and slates The changes thus far ... The alteration of slates by hot waters along veins and at the surface follows ..."

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