English version

slat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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slatslat /slæt/ noun [countable]  DTa thin flat piece of wood, plastic etc, used especially in furnitureslatted adjective
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slatI 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.
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