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slab  


      n  
1    a broad flat thick piece of wood, stone, or other material  
2    a thick slice of cake, etc.  
3    any of the outside parts of a log that are sawn off while the log is being made into planks  
4      (Mountaineering)   a flat sheet of rock lying at an angle of between 30° and 60° from the horizontal  
5    a printer's ink table  
6    modifier     (Austral. and N.Z.)   made or constructed of coarse wooden planks  
a slab hut     
7    Informal     (chiefly Brit)   an operating or mortuary table  
      vb   , slabs, slabbing, slabbed   tr  
8    to cut or make into a slab or slabs  
9    to cover or lay with slabs  
10    to saw slabs from (a log)  
     (C13: of unknown origin)  
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adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships

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