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meanings of slat


  1. A ski.
  2. A thin piece of stone; a slate.
  3. A movable control surface at the leading edge of a wing that when moved, changes the chord line of the airfoil, affecting the angle of attack. Employed in conjunction with flaps to allow for a lower stall speed in the landing attitude, facilitating slow flight.
  4. A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood (lath) or metal.


  1. To slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently.
  2. To construct or provide with slats.
  3. To set on; to incite.
  4. To split; to crack.

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