Slate Slate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slating}.] 1. To cover with slate, or with a substance resembling slate; as, to slate a roof; to slate a globe. [1913 Webster]

2. To register (as on a slate and subject to revision), for an appointment. [Polit. Cant] [1913 Webster]

3. To schedule.

4. To reserve or designate for a specific purpose. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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