slate

  1. thin layers of rock used for roofing
  2. a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
  3. a list of candidates to be considered for nomination or election to public offices

Slate

A dark gray stratified stone cut relatively thin and installed on pitched roofs in a shingle like fashion.
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slate

A fine-grained, foliated metamorphic rock that develops from shale and tends to break into thin, flat sheets.
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Slate

Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism. It is the finest grained foliated metamorphic rock. Foliation may not correspond to the original sedimentary layering, but instead is in planes perpendicular ...
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SLATE

SLATE, a pioneer organization of the New Left and precursor of the Free Speech Movement and formative counterculture era, was a campus political party at the University of California, Berkeley from 1958 to 1966. ==Origins== The University of California, Berkeley, had a substantial tradition of student political activism ranging from peace agitatio...
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Slate

(In topic `Tools, Methods & Processes`) SLATE (System Level Automation Tool for Engineers) is a system engineering/architecting tool
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slate

[n] - thin layers of rock used for roofing 2. [n] - a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers 3. [n] - a list of candidates to be considered for nomination or election to public offices 4. [n] - (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate 5. [v] - enter on a list or slate for an election 6. [v] - co...
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Slate

• (v. t.) A prepared piece of such stone. • (v. t.) A list of candidates, prepared for nomination or for election; a list of candidates, or a programme of action, devised beforehand. • (v. t.) To register (as on a slate and subject to revision), for an appointment. • (v. t.) A thin, flat piece, for roofing or covering houses, et...
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slate

noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
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slate

noun (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
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Slate

[elections] A slate is a group of candidates that run in multi-seat or multi-position elections on a common platform. The common platform may be because the candidates are all members of a political party, have the same or similar policies, or some other reason. ==Elections that commonly have slates== ===United States electoral college=== T...
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Slate

[magazine] Slate is a United States English language online current affairs and culture magazine created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley, initially under the ownership of Microsoft as part of MSN. On 21 December 2004 it was purchased by The Washington Post Company. Since 4 June 2008 Slate has been managed by The Slate ...
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Slate

[typeface] Slate is a neo-grotesque sans-serif typeface designed by Rod McDonald at Monotype Corporation in 2006, and it is designed for high levels of legibility. Slate Pro is the UI font of the BlackBerry 10 operating system. McDonald had previously done research with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) focusing on maximi...
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Slate

[writing] A writing slate is a thin piece of flat material used as a medium for writing. The slate material itself, a stony substance, is `a metamorphic rock created by the recrystallization of the minerals in shale from clay to parallel-aligned, flat, flake-like minerals such as mica”. The writing slate consisted of a piece of slate, eit...
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Slate

Slate noun [ Middle English slat , Old French esclat a shiver, splinter, French éclat , from Old French esclater to shiver, to chip, French éclater , from Old High German sliezen to tear, slit, split, from slīzan to slit, German schleissen...
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Slate

Slate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Slated ; present participle & verbal noun Slating .] 1. To cover with slate, or with a substance resembling slate; as, to slate a roof; to slate a globe. 2.
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slate

1. To cover with slate, or with a substance resembling slate; as, to slate a roof; to slate a globe. ... 2. To register (as on a slate and subject to revision), for an appointment. ... Origin: Slated; Slating. ... 1. <chemical> An argillaceous rock which readily splits into thin plates; argillite; argillaceous schist. ... 2. Any rock or stone...
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Slate

1) The voice recorded onto the beginning of a master tape to identify the tune and take, or the action of making it.
2) The circuit or control which allows you to slate masters.
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slate

A compact, fine-grained metamorphic rock that has slaty cleavage.
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Slate

A fine grained metamorphic rock with well developed bedding planes derived from the slight recrystrallization of shale.
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Slate

A fine-grained metamorphic rock derived form clays and shales.
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Slate

A fine-grained metamorphic rock derived from clay and shales, which possesses a cleavage that permits it to be split readily into thin, smooth sheets.
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Slate

A fine-grained metamorphic rock with a characteristic type of foliation (slaty cleavage), resulting from the parallel arrangement of microscopic platy minerals, such as mica and chlorite.
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Slate

A finely-grained, foliated rock, native to Pennsylvania, Vermont, and New York, and found in many colors. Slate has been used to roof buildings in the United States since the colonial era.
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Slate

A foliated metamorphic rock that is formed through the metamorphism of shale. It is a low grade meta
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