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noun [countable]     slot pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a long narrow hole that you can fit something into

    He put a coin in the slot.

    1. a.
      a space inside something, for example a computer, where you can fit a particular part
  2. 2
    a time during a series of events when it is arranged that something will happen

    We circled the airport waiting for a landing slot.

    The show has returned to its regular slot of 10.30 on Saturdays.

  3. 3
    a job that someone has as part of a team of people

    We are looking for someone to fill a senior management slot.



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