Slot

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Slot, the slot or Slots may refer to:

People[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Music[edit]

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Dance slot, an imaginary narrow rectangle along which a follower moves back and forth with respect to the leader
  • The Slot (TV series), an Australian television series

Sport[edit]

Technology[edit]

  • Slot (computer architecture), the operation issue and data path machinery associated with a single execute pipeline in a CPU
  • Expansion slot, portion of a computer mother board that can receive an expansion card
  • Kensington Security Slot, a small hole found on almost all recent small or portable computer and electronics equipment used for attaching a lock
  • Leading-edge slot, a fixed aerodynamic feature of the wing of some aircraft to reduce the stall speed
  • Slot antenna, a directional antenna consisting of a slot in a piece of metal

Other uses[edit]

  • Landing slot, a right allocated to an airline by an airport or government agency to schedule a landing or departure at a specific time
  • Mail slot or letter box, a receptacle for receiving incoming mail
  • Orbital slot, an allotted position for a satellite in a "crowded" orbit
  • Slot machine, a type of casino game
  • Slot man or The slot, slang term for the chief copy editor on a newspaper
  • "The Slot" or New Georgia Sound, a sound in the Solomon Islands known to Allied combatants during World War II
  • The Slot, a gay hotel and sex club featured in the Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco

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