Definitions of slate:
  • noun:   (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  • noun:   a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
  • noun:   a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
  • noun:   thin layers of rock used for roofing
  • verb:   enter on a list or slate for an election
    Example: "He was slated for borough president"
  • verb:   designate or schedule
    Example: "He slated his talk for 9 AM"
  • verb:   cover with slate
    Example: "Slate the roof"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #6150)

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