slot1 [ slat ] noun count *
1. ) a long narrow hole that you can fit something into:
He put a few more coins in the slot.
a ) a space inside something, for example a computer, where you can fit a particular part
2. ) a time during a series of events when it is arranged that something will happen:
We kept circling the airport waiting for a landing slot.
The show has returned to its regular slot of 10:30 on Saturdays.
3. ) a job that someone has as part of a team of people:
We are looking for someone to fill a senior management slot.
slot 2 [ slat ] verb
,slot `in phrasal verb
1. ) intransitive or transitive to fit into a narrow space or fit something into a narrow space:
The last tile slotted in neatly.
2. ) transitive to arrange a time for someone or something between other things you have to do:
We could slot you in just before our ten o'clock meeting.
3. ) intransitive to fit well with a group of people or a way of life:
The new members of the team slotted in easily.
,slot `into phrasal verb transitive
1. ) slot (something) into something to fit something into a narrow space, or to fit into a narrow space:
She slotted another tape into the cassette player.
2. ) slot into something to fit well into a group of people or a way of life:
She slotted straight back into the military lifestyle.
slot into place
1. ) to fit exactly in a space, or to fit something exactly into a space
2. ) if something slots into place, you suddenly understand it
,slot to`gether phrasal verb intransitive or transitive
to fit together exactly, or fit things together exactly:
They slot together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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