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slate

 
pronunciation:
sleIt
phrases:
clean slate
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rock that tends to split in smooth layers.
definition 2: a piece of this rock, or something made from it. Chalkboards and roof tiles can be made of slate.
definition 3: a dark or bluish gray color.
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