slab

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslæb/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slæb/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slab)


Inflections of 'slab' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
slabs
v 3rd person singular
slabbing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
slabbed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
slabbed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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slab

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a slab of [marble, stone, concrete, granite, wood]
  2. a [marble] slab
  3. carved from a slab of [marble]
  4. a (thick) slab of [butter, bread, cheese]
  5. a [butcher's, fishmonger's] slab
  6. a [large, heavy, rectangular] slab
  7. lay slabs on the [patio, ground, terrace, path]
  8. [place, arrange, fix] the paving slabs
  9. cut a slab of [wood, log, lumber]
  10. join the slabs (together)
  11. [climbed, held, gripped] onto the slab of rock
  12. [examine, open] the victim on the slab
  13. the [body, corpse] was lying on the slab
n as adj
  1. a slab [surface, floor, construction]
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