how to pronounce slat


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the above transcription of slat is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

slat is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of slat in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… dreamt up by Boyan slat who is a 16 year …”

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.

slat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slat occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics slat can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that slat can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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