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 Meanings and Examples of SLAB
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slab
 n.  block consisting of a thick piece of something
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  She glanced at the big, hollow sandstone slab of the threshold, now crossed by so few feet.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
2  He placed one of the guineas on a slab beside the reddleman's sovereign.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
3  He drew a sovereign from his pocket and threw it down upon the slab, turning away with the air of a man whose disgust is too deep for words.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
4  Some blankets rolled in a waterproof lay upon that very stone slab upon which Neolithic man had once slumbered.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
5  With her fragile narrow nails she smoothed the glass slab which formed the top of the round table at which they sat.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  A man in an apron spotted with dry blood was hoisting out a hard slab of meat.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  A maid in a white cap and apron was watering a box of plants on a sill which shone like a slab of limestone in the warm glare.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  In the roadway at the head of the street a slab was set to the memory of Wolfe Tone and he remembered having been present with his father at its laying.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
9  This well has not in front of it that large blue slab which forms the table for all wells in Belgium.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
10  The slab has here been replaced by a cross-beam, against which lean five or six shapeless fragments of knotty and petrified wood which resemble huge bones.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
11  Before two years passed, the rash pair were both dead, and laid quietly side by side under one slab.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  It was a tall lean shabby structure, three stories of yellow-streaked wood, the corners covered with sanded pine slabs purporting to symbolize stone.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  It was of a conical shape, some ten feet high; consisting of the long, huge slabs of limber black bone taken from the middle and highest part of the jaws of the right-whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
14  Wooden whales, or whales cut in profile out of the small dark slabs of the noble South Sea war-wood, are frequently met with in the forecastles of American whalers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
15  The jaw is afterwards sawn into slabs, and piled away like joists for building houses.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
Example Sentence:
1  As hundreds of people watched from the river-bank, a crane slowly lowered the final stone slab into place, bringing together the two sides of the single arched bridge - an emotional moment for many of those present.
2  Convex slopes and cornices are particularly hazardous, while smooth rock slabs beneath the snow are dangerous as they fail to provide anchorage.
3  The road was paved with smooth stone slabs.