slab roof definition, slab roof meaning | English dictionary




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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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
il couvre le toit d'autrui et le sien est percé
culture générale ce proverbe se dit de quelqu'un qui laisse ses problèmes, pour s'occuper de ceux des autres
il enlève le toit de l'église pour recouvrir la chapelle
culture générale ce proverbe se dit de quelqu'un qui sacrifie une grande cause pour défendre une cause moindre
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