There are 2 translations of slot in Spanish:

slot1

Pronunciation: /slɑːt; slɒt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (opening) ranura (f) to put a coin in the slot meter una moneda en la ranura
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (groove) ranura (f), muesca (f)
    More example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 2.1 (job) puesto (m), plaza (f) 2.2 [Rad] [TV] espacio (m) the band has a regular slot in that bar el grupo toca regularmente en ese bar
    More example sentences
    • 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).

More definitions of slot

Definition of slot in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day lámpara
f
lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of slot in Spanish:

slot2

vt (-tt-)

  • 1.1 (insert) to slot sth into sth meter or encajar algo en algo
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2
    (slotted past p)
    slotted screw tornillo (m) de cabeza ranurada slotted spoon espumadera (f)

vi (-tt-)

  • to slot into sth encajar en algo

Phrasal verbs

slot in

v + adv [shelf/part] encajar 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o [component] hacer* encajar I can slot you in at 3 o'clock this afternoon le puedo hacer un hueco esta tarde a las 3

slot together

v + adv [parts/items] encajar (unos con otros) 1.1v + o + adv [pieces/objects] hacer* encajar

More definitions of slot

Definition of slot in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day lámpara
f
lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.