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English definition of “slate”


noun [C or U] (ROCK)    /sleɪt/
a dark grey rock that can be easily divided into thin pieces , or a small , thin piece of this used to cover a roof Types of rockPrecious and semi-precious stonesRoofs and parts of roofsBuilding materials
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