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Definition of "slates" [slates]

  • Plural form of slate. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of slate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "slates" in a sentence
  • "He climbed right up on the steeple, kicking off slates from the roof to find support."
  • "She felt a terrific jar, then a crash came, and she was pinned to her bed by heavy beams and slates from the roof."
  • "_schistose_ or _gneissic_ structure, and the rocks then become known as slates, schists, or gneisses."