noun Date: 14th century 1. one that slates 2. [slate (I); from its color] a. wood louse b. any of various marine isopods

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  • Slater — Slater, WY U.S. Census Designated Place in Wyoming Population (2000): 82 Housing Units (2000): 42 Land area (2000): 73.983608 sq. miles (191.616657 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 73.983608 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Slater —   [ sleɪtə], John Clarke, amerikanischer Physiker, * Oak Park (Illinois) 22. 12. 1900, ✝ Sanibel Island (Fla.) 28. 7. 1976; Professor an der Harvard University, am Massachusetts Institute of Technology und an der University of Florida. Slater… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • slater — c.1400, agent noun from SLATE (Cf. slate) …   Etymology dictionary

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