Pronunciation: (slab), [key]
n., v., slabbed, slab•bing.

1. a broad, flat, somewhat thick piece of stone, wood, or other solid material.
2. a thick slice of anything: a slab of bread.
3. a semifinished piece of iron or steel so rolled that its breadth is at least twice its thickness.
4. a rough outside piece cut from a log, as when sawing one into boards.
5. Baseball Slang.rubber (def. 14).
6. Building Trades.a section of concrete pavement or a concrete floor placed directly on the ground or on a base of gravel.

1. to make into a slab or slabs.
2. to cover or lay with slabs.
3. to cut the slabs or outside pieces from (a log).
4. to put on in slabs; cover thickly.


Pronunciation: (slab), [key]
adj. Scot and North Eng.
thick; viscous.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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