A narrow opening into which something can be fitted. A slot in a machine into which coins can be inserted to operate it. The slot of the chief copy editor in a newspaper. A position or time in a schedule or program: The flight was delayed because they were waiting for the next available slot.
A narrow notch or opening in the tips of certain birds’ primaries, to help maintain a smooth flow of air over the wings during flight. A slot is also a term in ice hockey, used to describe an unmarked area near an opponent’s goal that affords a vantage point for an attacking player.
A slot> element can be used to connect frames that share some global attributes (such as layout or style). The name attribute is optional; if it is specified, the slot is associated with a specific frame. Slots can be used to provide more flexibility in the creation of a Web page.