Definition of Slating

1. Noun. Thin layers of rock used for roofing.

Exact synonyms: Slate
Generic synonyms: Roofing Material
Derivative terms: Slate

2. Noun. A severely critical attack. "The reviewers gave his book a sound slating"
Generic synonyms: Criticism, Unfavorable Judgment

3. Noun. The act of laying slates for a roof.
Generic synonyms: Roofing
Derivative terms: Slate

Definition of Slating

1. n. The act of covering with slate, slates, or a substance resembling slate; the work of a slater.

Definition of Slating

1. Verb. (present participle of slate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slating

1. the act of one that slates [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slating

slatelike
slater
slaters
slates
slatey
slather
slathered
slathering
slatherings
slathers
slatier
slatiest
slatily
slatiness
slatinesses
slating (current term)
slatings
slatko
slatless
slats
slatt
slatted
slatter
slattered
slattering
slatternliness
slatternly
slatterns
slatterpouch

Literary usage of Slating

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

1. The Lawyer in the School-room: Comprising the Laws of All the States on by Michael McN. Walsh (1871)
"gW* Do not confound EUREKA LIQUID slating with slating known by other names, ... But no other slating can produce the perfectly smooth dead-black surface of ..."

2. The American Educational Monthly for the School and the Family (1866)
"Thin provea the durability of the Eureka Liquid slating. ... By following the directions, any teacher may successfully apply the Eureka slating, and make a ..."

3. The Massachusetts Teacher by Massachusetts Teachers' Association (Founded 1845), Massachusetts Teachers Federation, Massachusetts Teachers' Association (1858)
"O~ Teachers will pleace not confound the EUREKA LIQUID slating with slating known ... We have used the Eureka Liquid slating upon all our blackboards since ..."

4. School-houses by James Johonnot, S. E. Hewes (1871)
"EUREKA LIQUID slating is the ORIGINAL Liquid slating— the first Liquid ... Prominent Educators almost everywhere can speak for EUREKA slating ; and we will ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"Lozenge-shaped slating is occasionally used, and has an ornamental appearance,'but ... For what is called patent slating the best large slates arc selected, ..."

6. Illinois Teacher: Devoted to Education, Science and Free Schools by Illinois Education Association (1866)
"This* proves the durability of the Eureka Liquid slating. It is securely put up in tin cans, and may be safely sent by express. It is easily applied — full ..."

7. The New York Teacher, and the American Educational Monthly (1871)
"The Eureka Liquid slating will always give satisfaction when properly applied. ... Tour Eureka slating la wonderful. I applied It to old blackboards. ..."

8. The New York Teacher, and the American Educational MonthlyEducation (1869)
"Prominent Educators almost everywhere can speak for EUREKA slating ; \VE ... Testimony for the EUREKA slating. The Eureka Liquid slating will always rive ..."

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