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English definition of “slot”

slot

noun [C] (AMOUNT OF TIME)    /slɒt/ US  /slɑːt/
C1 an amount of time that is officially allowed for a single event in a planned order of activities or events : The programme will occupy that half-hour slot before the nine o'clock news .Periods of time - general words
(Definition of slot noun (AMOUNT OF TIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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