slate is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

slate Scrabble score: 5

Meaning of slate

  • to cover with rock [v SLATED, SLATING, SLATES]
  • a piece of construction material (as laminated rock) prepared as a shingle for roofing and siding
  • kind of rock that splits horizontally
  • list of candidates for nomination or election
  • to cover with slates
  • written or unwritten record (as of deeds) started with a clean slate
  • dark purplish gray
  • thin piece of slate
  • list of candidates
  • unsullied record; record marked by creditable conduct
  • tablet (as of slate) used for writing on
  • dense fine-grained metamorphic rock produced by the compression of various sediments (as clay or shale) so as to develop a characteristic cleavage