• An argillaceous rock which readily splits into thin plates;argillite; argillaceous schist.

  • to slate = to cuss, to insult
    a slate = an insult

  • An online current events and culture magazine currently owned by the Washington Post. Slate features a wide variety of columns and articles (The Explainer, Dear Prudence, The Green Lantern) as well as a number of blogs such as The XX Factor and Kausfiles. Slate is known for its humorous, often irreverent style, and has acknowledged its own [liberal] bias and contrarian tendencies. Often highlights events and legislation which are largely passed over by the mainstream newsmedia. Originally adopted a liberal

  • A hard metamorphic rock,formed from the sedimentary shale. It progresses through to phyllite, schist, and gneiss.

  • A male [slag].