|Origin:||esclot 'hollow place in the bone in the middle of the chest'|
a long narrow hole in a surface, that you can put something into:
Alan dropped another quarter into the slot on the pay phone.
a short period of time allowed for one particular event on a programme or timetable:
a ten-minute slot on the breakfast show
landing slots at Heathrow Airport
A new comedy is scheduled for the 9 p.m. time slot.