What is the difference between Slat and Slate?
What is the difference between Slat and Slate? :
Slat : (noun)
( 1 ) Long thin narrow piece of wood, metal, or plastic
Slate : (noun)
( 1 ) Type of blue-grey rock that splits easily into thin flat layers
Slate is often used for covering roofs.
( 2 ) Small sheet of slate in a wooden frame used by school-children for writing on
In rural areas, slate is still used in schools.
Slate : (verb)
( 1 ) Propose someone (for an office, appointment, etc…)
He is slated for the Presidency.
( 2 ) Plan that something will happen at a specified time
The meeting slated to take place on coming Friday.
I shall attend the meeting slated for Tuesday.
( 3 ) Criticize something / someone severely
They slated the film.
The proposal got slated by the committee.
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