slotter

slotter

[slot-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that slots.
2.
a machine tool for shaping vertical surfaces with a cutting tool held in a vertically reciprocating ram.

Origin:
1880–85; slot1 + -er1

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slot1 (slɒt)
 
n
1.  an elongated aperture or groove, such as one in a vending machine for inserting a coin
2.  an air passage in an aerofoil to direct air from the lower to the upper surface, esp the gap formed behind a slat
3.  a vertical opening between the leech of a foresail and a mast or the luff of another sail through which air spills from one against the other to impart forward motion
4.  informal a place in a series or scheme
 
vb (usually foll by in or into) , slots, slotting, slotted
5.  (tr) to furnish with a slot or slots
6.  to fit or adjust in a slot
7.  informal to situate or be situated in a series or scheme
 
[C13: from Old French esclot the depression of the breastbone, of unknown origin]
 
'slotter1
 
n

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