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English definition of “slot”

slot

verb [I or T, + adv/prep]     /slɒt/ US  /slɑːt/ (-tt-)
to put something into a slot or fit together using slots: The legs of the chair are meant to slot into the holes at the back. Do these two pieces slot together? Slot piece A into piece B, taking care to keep the two pieces at right angles .Placing and positioning an object
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