slab

1) A carton containing 24 stubbies (small bottles) of beer. Australian slang.

Hey Rob, could you pick up a slab of VB from the shop?

2) Very, very long, straight stretch of highway, extremely boring to drive on.

Let's get off of this slab and go through some small towns.


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  • slab — SLAB, Ă, slabi, e, adj. 1. (Despre oameni şi animale sau despre părţi ale corpului lor) Care nu are un strat (consistent) de grăsime sub piele; uscăţiv. ♦ (Despre carne) Fără grăsime; macră. ♦ (Despre mâncăruri, alimente) Care conţine sau are… …   Dicționar Român

  • Slab — can refer to:Physical objects and substances* A broad flat square or rectangular piece of wood, stone or other solid material used to construct buildings, pavements, patios, paths, etc: see Paver (flooring) and flagstone. * An outside piece cut… …   Wikipedia

  • slab — slab·ber·er; slab·bery; slab·bi·ly; slab·bing; slab; slab·man; slab·ber; slab·by; …   English syllables

  • slab — [ slæb ] noun count 1. ) a large flat piece of a hard material such as stone or wood: a slab of rock/marble a concrete/stone slab 2. ) slab of a large piece of food: a slab of meat/butter/chocolate A man was eating a huge slab of pizza. 3. ) a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slab — slab1 [slab] n. [ME sclabbe] 1. a piece that is flat, broad, and fairly thick [a slab of concrete, a slab of bread] 2. any of the rough, outer pieces removed from a log in sawing it into lumber vt. slabbed, slabbing 1. to make into a slab or… …   English World dictionary

  • slab — [slæb] n 1.) a thick flat piece of a hard material such as stone ▪ a concrete slab ▪ paving slabs slab of ▪ They used a slab of concrete as a lid. 2.) slab of cake/chocolate/meat etc a large flat piece of cake etc 3.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slab — slȁb prid. <odr. ī> DEFINICIJA 1. koji je male snage, koji nije jaka tijela (o čovjeku i životinji), opr. jak 2. koji nije postojana karaktera, koji nije jake volje 3. koji ne raspolaže jakom vlašću i utjecajem [slab vladar] 4. koji nešto… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • slab — ● slab nom masculin (anglais slab, visqueux, gluant) Caoutchouc de qualité inférieure, consistant en un coagulat obtenu directement à partir de latex non filtré. slab [slab] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot angl., de l adj. slob « visqueux ». ❖ ♦ Anglic …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Slab — Slab, n. [OE. slabbe, of uncertain origin; perhaps originally meaning, a smooth piece, and akin to slape, Icel. sleipr slippery, and E. slip, v. i.] 1. A thin piece of anything, especially of marble or other stone, having plane surfaces. Gwilt.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slab — Slab, a. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. slaib mud, mire left on a river strand, and E. slop puddle.] Thick; viscous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Make the gruel thick and slab. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slab — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS metall. → bramma {{line}} {{/line}} VARIANTI: slebo. DATA: 1960. ETIMO: ingl. slab propr. 1lastra , der. di (to) slab appiattire …   Dizionario italiano

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