- This user-friendly machine has a tiny slot for inserting the bank-notes and the service provided is free.
- I inserted a CD into the insert slot on the machine and it pulled the CD inside.
- Coffee drinkers in luxurious coffee shops may throw a disrespectful or pathetic look on me, one who puts coins in the slot of a coffee machine.
- It's certainly usable, but maybe having slots instead of screw holes for more flexibility when mounting would have been better.
- When placed into a slot that fits the screw's groove and shape, this allows for rotary motion to be converted into forward or backward motion.
- It's easy to find a bit that fits the screw slot properly.
- The subject of no fewer than three slots on television news bulletins on Thursday night, it was an unprecedented achievement for an editor demanding his paper gets talked about.
- The BBC is to place greater emphasis on foreign affairs programming with the announcement of funding for more commissions, to be broadcast in prime-time slots.
- In another change from the usual pattern, the lectures will be broadcast in a morning slot at 9.00 am (with a repeat in the evening).
verb (slots, slotting, slotted)[with object] Back to top
- This is what a new £7.4million extension to Bradford Royal Infirmary will look like when the prefabricated sections are slotted together.
- South Lakeland residents are being urged to slot their coins in the collecting tins of the Royal British Legion to invest in a poppy to wear with pride.
- The best outcome would be encouragement of a view of education which placed more emphasis on drawing people out (which is what the Latin educare means) and less on slotting them in to jobs.
- Hakkinen, who started from third position, quickly slotted behind Schumacher, both avoiding the pile-up drama going on behind them.
- Anyway, we placed the tin full of snow on the kitchen table and I carefully spooned some out onto a blank slide which I then slotted under the microscope lens.
- Into this you can slot 35 mm slides and negatives (two at a time) to transfer to your computer for posterity, or print out for all to enjoy.
late Middle English (in the sense 'slight depression running down the middle of the chest', surviving as a Scots term): from Old French esclot, of obscure origin.
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- Most makers recommend they be tightened to 20 inch-lbs., which is not that easy to achieve with slotted or Allen-head screws.
- The blade is not pointed, but ground to a screwdriver shape that will work on slotted or Phillips-head screws of the size typically found in automobiles.
- Elevation is changed by a large, click-adjustable slotted screw.
late 16th century: from Old French esclot 'hoofprint of a horse', probably from Old Norse slóth 'trail'; compare with sleuth.