General Science

  • noun a long thin hole that can hold something


Cars & Driving

  • noun a narrow channel or aperture, especially the groove in the head of a screw which receives the tip of the blade of a screwdriver


  • noun the period of time available for a TV or radio commercial


  • verb to insert an object into a hole


  • A narrow opening, slit, or groove. For instance, an armature slot, a coupling aperture, those in a slot mask, or that via which a disk is inserted into a drive.
  • To cut or otherwise make a slot (1).
  • A slot (1) within a computer, into which expansion cards are plugged in. Also called expansion slot.
  • To place in a slot (1).
  • (written as Slot)
    A 242-pin motherboard slot used for certain CPUs.


  • A thick oatcake without fat, crushed and served with cold buttermilk poured over it

Media Studies

  • noun the allocated place in a schedule for a particular programme


  • noun a narrow opening for putting a coin into
  • noun a set time and place available for doing something