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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