Share this entry

Share this page

slat

Saltos de línea: slat

Definición de slat en inglés:

sustantivo

A thin, narrow piece of wood, plastic, or metal, especially one of a series which overlap or fit into each other, as in a fence or a Venetian blind: sunlight filtered dustily through the slats of the door
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There are usually bunk beds or thin mattresses on wood slats.
  • I smiled down at him, and continued pacing on the narrow whitewashed slats of the wooden fence.
  • In the meantime, other detainees loosened a metal slat in the fence.

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'roofing slate'): shortening of Old French esclat 'splinter', from esclater 'to split'. The current sense dates from the mid 18th century.

Definición de slat en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día reciprocity
Pronunciación: ˌrɛsɪˈprɒsɪti
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…