Definitions of slab

  1. A thin piece of anything, especially of marble or other stone, having plane surfaces. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. An outside piece taken from a log or timber in sawing it into boards, planks, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The slack part of a sail. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which is slimy or viscous; moist earth; mud; also, a puddle. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A thick piece of anything, especially marble or stone, having flat surfaces; the outside piece removed from a log in sawing it into boards. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A thin slip of anything, esp. of stone, having plane surfaces: a piece sawed from a log. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A flat piece of something, as the outside cut made from a sawed log. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A thin, flat piece of marble or other stone; an outside piece taken from timber in sawing it into planks. Slab of tin, a mass into which melted tin is cast. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A thin flat piece of marble or other stone; a flat mass of metal; the outside plant of a log of timber. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Thick; viscous. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for slab

  1. Replenishing the lamp and closing the doorway with a slab of snow, she sat down to watch by his side. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. As before stated the floor gradually approached the roof in the direction of the bottom of the cavern, and its width also contracted, so that at the extremity it was not broader than the slab of rock, which formed a natural seat. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey