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  1. slab
    IPA[slab]
  2. noun

    • 1. a large, thick, flat piece of stone, concrete, or wood, typically rectangular:

      paving slabs she settled on a slab of rock
    • 2. a large, thick slice or piece of cake, bread, chocolate, etc.:

      a slab of bread and cheese
    • 3. a large, smooth, steep body of rock.

    • 4. an outer piece of timber sawn from a log.

    • 5. a table used for laying a body on in a morgue.

    verb

    • 1. remove slabs from (a log or tree) to prepare it for sawing into planks:

      he slabbed the log on the two other remaining sides to make a rectangular timber
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: slab, plural noun: slabs

    • v.: verb: slab, 3rd person present: slabs, gerund or present participle: slabbing, past tense: slabbed, past participle: slabbed

    • noun

      a large, thick, flat piece of stone or concrete, typically square or rectangular in shape:

      a flat, heavy table top or counter, used during the preparation or display of food:

    • verb

      remove slabs from (a log or tree) to prepare it for sawing into planks:
    • noun

      an avalanche formed by a sheet of snow breaking loose.
    • noun

      an avalanche formed by a sheet of snow breaking along a fracture line.
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