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How to Pronounce slates?

Correct pronunciation for the word "slates" is [slˈe͡ɪts], [slˈe‍ɪts], [s_l_ˈeɪ_t_s].

"Slates" in context

Slates are a common material used in many different industries and projects. They are made from a variety of materials such as shale, mudstone and other naturally occurring sedimentary rocks, but also from softer materials like clay. Slates typically have a flat surface and come in a range of sizes and shapes, which allow them to be used for a variety of purposes.

In the home, slate is often used for roofing tiles, paving and flooring, as well as for decorative tiles and countertops. Slate is heat-resistant, durable and easy to maintain.

What are similar-sounding words for slates?

Usage over time for slates:

This graph shows how "slates" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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