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.

Etymology: ME: orig. unkn.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.