5. A gap that is opened along the leading edge of an aircraft wing to improve airflow. V.t. 7. To make a slot in; provide with a slot or slots. 8. To place or fit into a slot: You've been. V.i. 9. To fit or be placed in a slot. 130050; Middle English: the hollow of the breastbone Middle French esclot, of uncertain orig. Slotter, n. Slot2 (slt) n. The track or trail of a deer or other animal, as. Tr. V. Slotted, slotting, slots 1. To cut or make a slot or slots in. 2. To put into or assign to a slot. Middle English, hollow of the breastbone, from Old French esclot. Slot 2 (slt) n. 6. A. Football, a space or gap between an end and a tackle in an offensive line. B. Sports, an unmarked area in front of the goal between the face-off circles on an ice hockey rink. To situate or be situated in a series or scheme C13: from Old French esclot the depression of the breastbone, of unknown origin slotter n slot ( slt ) n 1. (Zoology) the trail of an animal, esp a deer. A place in a series or scheme vb, slots, slotting or slotted 5. ( tr ) to furnish with a slot or slots 6. (usually foll by: in or into ) to fit or adjust in a slot 7. Slotted, slotting. N. 1. A slit or other narrow opening, esp. One for receiving something, as a coin or a letter. 2. A place or position, as in a sequence or series. 3. An assignment or job opening; position.