Meaning of SLAB in English

SLAB

n. & v.

n. 1 a flat broad fairly thick usu. square or rectangular piece of solid material, esp. stone. 2 a large flat piece of cake, chocolate, etc. 3 (of timber) an outer piece sawn from a log. 4 Brit. a mortuary table.

v.tr. (slabbed, slabbing) remove slabs from (a log or tree) to prepare it for sawing into planks.

[ ME: orig. unkn. ]

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