Definition of Slatelike

1. Adjective. Resembling slate. ¹



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Definition of Slatelike

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slatelike

slashzine
slashzines
slat
slatch
slatches
slate
slate-colored junco
slate-gray
slate black
slate blue
slate club
slate gray
slate pencil
slate roof
slated
slatelike (current term)
slater
slaters
slates
slatey
slather
slathered
slathering
slatherings
slathers
slatier
slatiest
slatily
slatiness
slatinesses

Literary usage of Slatelike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1894)
"... each field with its middle member comparatively blackish or greenish and slatelike, with conglomerates and sandstones below, gray, brown and red, ..."

2. The Magnetite Deposits of the Eastern Mesabi Range, Minnesota by Frank Fitch Grout, Thomas Monteith Broderick (1919)
"SKETCH SHOWING DEFORMATION AND BREAKING OF A DENSE slatelike LAYER Amphiboles and magnetite were formed, on deep burial of the formation. ..."

3. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"By 1989, a prototype slatelike device had been developed that measured 8.5 by 11 inches. However, the estimated cost had grown from an early target of $2500 ..."

4. Upper Peninsula, 1881-1844: Lower Peninsula, 1885-1893 by Michigan Geological Survey (1895)
"The schists above the diorite form well laminated, even and compact beds of slatelike fissility; their colors are rather light, varying in all shades from ..."

5. Annual Report (new Series).: Volume I-XVI...1885-1904 by Geological Survey of Canada (1902)
"Dunite. section Microscopic described. ATLIN DISTRICT. less banded but is never slatelike, the fracture or ..."

6. Webster's Elementary-school Dictionary: Abridged from Webster's New by Noah Webster (1914)
"To cover with slate or a slatelike substance. 2. To register <;is on a slate, subject to revision) for aii appointment. Pot it. ..."

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