How to Pronounce slate?

Correct pronunciation for the word "slate" is [slˈe͡ɪt], [slˈe‍ɪt], [s_l_ˈeɪ_t].

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"Slate" in context

Slate is a natural rock formed from clay and shale, and is composed of mica and quartz. It has been used for thousands of years for a variety of purposes, ranging from floor coverings and roofs, to blackboards and gravestones. Its physical properties, including its strength and durability, make it an excellent choice for construction and decorative elements. Slate is gray in color, but can take on different shades depending on the minerals mixed in with the clay. It is fire-resistant and does not expand during hot weather, making it well-suited for use in exterior construction.

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