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Opening vs. Slot

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  • Opening (verb)

    present participle of open

  • Opening (noun)

    An act or instance of making or becoming open.

    "The daily openings of the day lily bloom gives it its name."

    "He remembered fondly the Christmas morning opening of presents."

  • Opening (noun)

    Something that is open.

    "A salamander darted out of an opening in the rocks."

    "He slipped through an opening in the crowd."

  • Opening (noun)

    An act or instance of beginning.

    "There have been few factory and store openings in the US lately."

    "Their opening of the concert with Brass in Pocket always fires up the crowd."

  • Opening (noun)

    Something that is a beginning.

  • Opening (noun)

    The first performance of a show or play by a particular troupe.

    "They were disappointed at the turnout for their opening, but hoped that word would spread."

  • Opening (noun)

    The initial period a show at an art gallery or museum is first opened, especially the first evening.

  • Opening (noun)

    The first few measures of a musical composition.

  • Opening (noun)

    A vacant position, especially in an array.

    "Are there likely to be any openings on the Supreme Court in the next four years?"

  • Opening (noun)

    The first few moves in a game of chess.

    "John spends two hours a day studying openings, and another two hours studying endgames."

  • Opening (noun)

    A time available in a schedule.

    "If you'd like to make a booking with us, we have an opening at twelve o'clock."

    "The only two-hour openings for the hockey rink are between 1AM and 5AM."

  • Opening (noun)

    An opportunity, as in a competitive activity.

  • Opening (noun)

    In mathematical morphology, the dilation of the erosion of a set.

  • Opening (adjective)

    describing the first period of opens the attack

  • Slot (noun)

    A broad, flat, wooden bar, a slat, especially as used to secure a door, window, etc.

  • Slot (noun)

    A metal bolt or wooden bar, especially as a crosspiece.

  • Slot (noun)

    An implement for baring, bolting, locking or securing a door, box, gate, lid, window or the like.

  • Slot (noun)

    A channel opening in the stator or rotor of a rotating machine for ventilation and insertion of windings.

  • Slot (noun)

    The barrel or tube of a wave.

  • Slot (noun)

    A narrow sliding in it.

  • Slot (noun)

    A gap in a schedule or sequence.

  • Slot (noun)

    The allocated time for an aircraft's departure or arrival at an airport's runway.

  • Slot (noun)

    In a flying display, the fourth position; after the leader and two wingmen.

  • Slot (noun)

    A space in memory or on disk etc. in which a particular type of object can be stored.

    "The game offers four save slots."

  • Slot (noun)

    A slot machine designed for gambling.

    "I walked past the poker tables and went straight to the slots."

  • Slot (noun)

    The vagina.

  • Slot (noun)

    The track of an animal, especially a deer; spoor.

  • Slot (verb)

    To bar, bolt or lock a door or window.

  • Slot (verb)

    To shut with violence; to slam.

    "to slot a door"

  • Slot (verb)

    To put something (such as a coin) into a slot (narrow aperture)

  • Slot (verb)

    To assign something or someone into a slot (gap in a schedule or sequence)

  • Slot (verb)

    To put something where it belongs.

  • Slot (verb)

    }} To kill.

Wiktionary
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  • Opening (noun)

    a space or gap that allows passage or access

    "an opening in the roof would get rid of the smoke"

  • Opening (noun)

    a beginning; an initial part

    "Maya started tapping out the opening of her story"

  • Opening (noun)

    a ceremony or celebratory gathering at which a building, show, etc. is declared to be open

    "I covered the opening of a new computerized diagnosis unit"

  • Opening (noun)

    a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game.

  • Opening (noun)

    a counsel's preliminary statement of a case in a law court.

  • Opening (noun)

    an opportunity to achieve something

    "they seem to have exploited fully the openings offered"

  • Opening (noun)

    an available job

    "there are few openings for the ex-footballer"

  • Opening (adjective)

    coming at the beginning of something; initial

    "she stole the show with her opening remark"

  • Slot (noun)

    a long, narrow aperture or slit in a machine for something to be inserted

    "he slid a coin into the slot of the jukebox"

  • Slot (noun)

    a groove or channel into which something fits or in which something works, such as one in the head of a screw

    "a screwdriver fitted into the slot"

  • Slot (noun)

    an allotted place in an arrangement or scheme such as a broadcasting schedule

    "landing slots at Heathrow airport"

    "a late-night television slot"

  • Slot (noun)

    the track of a deer, as visible in soft ground.

  • Slot (verb)

    place (an object) into a slot, typically one specifically designed to receive it

    "the plates come in sections that can be slotted together"

    "he slotted a cassette into the tape machine"

  • Slot (verb)

    be placed or able to be placed into a slot

    "the processors will slot into a personal computer"

  • Slot (verb)

    (of a soccer player) score (a goal) with a precise shot

    "he slotted in the opening goal"

  • Slot (verb)

    (of a person) fit easily into (a new role or situation)

    "employers look for someone who will slot into the office culture"

  • Slot (verb)

    manage to find a time or opportunity to deal with someone or something

    "I can slot you in at 3.15, if that works for you"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Opening (noun)

    The act or process of opening; a beginning; commencement; first appearance; as, the opening of a speech.

  • Opening (noun)

    A place which is open; a breach; an aperture; a gap; cleft, or hole.

  • Opening (noun)

    An opportunity; as, an opening for business.

  • Opening (noun)

    A vacant place; a job which does not have a current occupant; as, they are now interviewing candidates for the two openings in the department.

  • Opening (noun)

    A thinly wooded space, without undergrowth, in the midst of a forest; a clearing; as, oak openings.

  • Slot (noun)

    A broad, flat, wooden bar; a slat or sloat.

  • Slot (noun)

    A bolt or bar for fastening a door.

  • Slot (noun)

    A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; esp., one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.

  • Slot (noun)

    The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind.

  • Slot

    To shut with violence; to slam; as, to slot a door.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Opening (noun)

    an open or empty space in or between things;

    "there was a small opening between the trees"

    "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

  • Opening (noun)

    a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

  • Opening (noun)

    becoming open or being made open;

    "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for"

  • Opening (noun)

    the first performance (as of a theatrical production);

    "the opening received good critical reviews"

  • Opening (noun)

    the act of opening something;

    "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"

  • Opening (noun)

    opportunity especially for employment or promotion;

    "there is an opening in the sales department"

  • Opening (noun)

    the initial part of the introduction;

    "the opening established the basic theme"

  • Opening (noun)

    a possible alternative;

    "bankruptcy is always a possibility"

  • Opening (noun)

    an aperture or hole opening into a bodily cavity;

    "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"

  • Opening (noun)

    a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made;

    "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

  • Opening (noun)

    an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

  • Opening (noun)

    the first of a series of actions;

    "he memorized all the important chess openings"

  • Opening (adjective)

    first or beginning;

    "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"

    "the play's opening scene"

  • Slot (noun)

    a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable;

    "he developed a version of slot grammar"

  • Slot (noun)

    a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail);

    "he put a quarter in the slot"

  • Slot (noun)

    a time assigned on a schedule or agenda;

    "the TV program has a new time slot"

    "an aircraft landing slot"

  • Slot (noun)

    a position in a hierarchy or organization;

    "Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks"

    "she beat some tough competition for the number one slot"

  • Slot (noun)

    the trail of an animal (especially a deer);

    "he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"

  • Slot (noun)

    (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board;

    "the PC had three slots for additional memory"

  • Slot (noun)

    a slot machine that is used for gambling;

    "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"

  • Slot (verb)

    assign a time slot;

    "slot a television programs"

Princeton's WordNet

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