Meaning of SLAB in English

SLAB

/ slæb; NAmE / noun

1.

a thick flat piece of stone, wood or other hard material :

a slab of marble / concrete, etc.

The road was paved with smooth stone slabs .

paving slabs

a dead body on the slab (= on a table in a mortuary )

2.

a thick, flat slice or piece of sth :

a slab of chocolate

slabs of meat

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : of unknown origin.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.