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a slit or other narrow opening, esp. one for receiving something, as a coin or a letter. Also: a position, as in a sequence or series; an assignment or job opening. 1. To fit into or put into a slot. 2. To assign or place into a slot.

Sports

The area in front of the goal on an ice hockey rink between the face-off circles. Wingers and centers usually get the best chance to score in the slot because they can shoot directly at the net without a deflection. The area below the face-off circles is called the low slot; the area above them is called the high slot.

In a video slot machine, a reel of symbols is displayed on a monitor. Each symbol on a reel represents a different number of credits that can be won when the same symbols line up in a pay line. Some machines use wild symbols, which substitute for any other symbol on the reel and increase the chances of winning. The odds of winning a specific combination of symbols on the pay line depend on how many virtual stops correspond to each symbol on a particular machine.

A method of tracking important deadlines in a work process by using time slots to establish individual objectives. The goal is to help employees keep track of multiple deadlines and ensure they’re meeting their goals in a timely manner.