a broad, flat, somewhat thick piece of stone, wood, or other solid material.
a thick slice of anything:
a slab of bread.
a semifinished piece of iron or steel so rolled that its breadth is at least twice its thickness.
a rough outside piece cut from a log, as when sawing one into boards.
Baseball Slang. rubber1 (def 14).
Building Trades. a section of concrete pavement or a concrete floor placed directly on the ground or on a base of gravel.
verb (used with object), slabbed, slabbing.
to make into a slab or slabs.
to cover or lay with slabs.
to cut the slabs or outside pieces from (a log).
to put on in slabs; cover thickly.
a broad flat thick piece of wood, stone, or other material
a thick slice of cake, etc
any of the outside parts of a log that are sawn off while the log is being made into planks
(mountaineering) a flat sheet of rock lying at an angle of between 30° and 60° from the horizontal
a printer’s ink table
(modifier) (Austral & NZ) made or constructed of coarse wooden planks: a slab hut
(informal, mainly Brit) an operating or mortuary table
(mainly Brit & Austral, informal) a package containing 24 cans of beer
verb (transitive) slabs, slabbing, slabbed
to cut or make into a slab or slabs
to cover or lay with slabs
to saw slabs from (a log)
verb (used with or without object), noun 1. slobber. verb, noun 1. a dialect word for slobber
adjective 1. slobbery.
noun 1. the act or process of covering an exterior wall with roughcast.
noun 1. coarse plastering, as between the studs in a half-timbered wall.