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slat in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslatslat /slæt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DTa thin flat piece of wood, plastic etc, used especially in furniture —slatted adjective
Examples from the Corpus
slat• I tried peeking down through a gap between the bamboo slats.• I really like the tiles from Lindsey Teak that come with straight or diagonal slats.• Art! my slats...• I twisted the plastic rod and watched the slats in our venetian blinds open.• The company introduced a Missioninspired recliner with straight lines and vertical slats.• Continental style bases have flexible wooden slats and are often contained within a traditional divan.• The wooden slats were already warm from the sun.• We were lifting metal girders on to a lorry and securing them in place with wooden slats which we nailed together.