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Meaning of slab

slab

Pronunciation: (slab), [key]
— n., v., slabbed, slab•bing.
—n.
  1. a broad, flat, somewhat thick piece of stone, wood, or other solid material.
  2. a thick slice of anything: a slab of bread.
  3. a semifinished piece of iron or steel so rolled that its breadth is at least twice its thickness.
  4. a rough outside piece cut from a log, as when sawing one into boards.
  5. rubber (def. 14).
  6. a section of concrete pavement or a concrete floor placed directly on the ground or on a base of gravel.
—v.t.
  1. to make into a slab or slabs.
  2. to cover or lay with slabs.
  3. to cut the slabs or outside pieces from (a log).
  4. to put on in slabs; cover thickly.

slab

Pronunciation: (slab), [key]
— adj. Scot and North Eng.
  1. thick; viscous.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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