Slat



noun
1.
a long thin, narrow strip of wood, metal, etc., used as a support for a bed, as one of the horizontal laths of a Venetian blind, etc.
2.
Aeronautics. a control surface along the leading edge of a wing that can be extended forward to create a gap (slot) to improve airflow.
3.
slats, Slang.

the ribs.
the buttocks.
(initial capital letter) a nickname for a tall, slender man.

verb (used with object), slatted, slatting.
4.
to furnish or make with slats.
verb (used with object), slatted, slatting.
1.
to throw or dash with force.
verb (used without object), slatted, slatting.
2.
to flap violently, as sails.
noun
3.
a slap; a sharp blow.
noun
1.
a narrow thin strip of wood or metal, as used in a Venetian blind, etc
2.
a movable or fixed auxiliary aerofoil attached to the leading edge of an aircraft wing to increase lift, esp during landing and takeoff
verb slats, slatting, slatted
3.
(transitive) to provide with slats
verb slats, slatting, slatted
1.
(transitive) to throw violently; fling carelessly
2.
(intransitive) to flap violently
noun
3.
a sudden blow
noun
1.
(Irish) a spent salmon
slash-and-burn

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