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NOUN1   a slate | slates
NOUN2   slate [type of rock] | -
VERB   to slate | slated | slated
slating | slates
SYNO slate | slating | ticket
сланец {м}
slate [material]
Зальцбургские Альпы {мн}
Salzburg Slate Alps
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Translation for 'slate' from English to Russian

slate [material]
сланец {м}геол.

Salzburg Slate Alps
Зальцбургские Альпы {мн}геогр.
Usage Examples English
  • Extensive slate deposits were located in 1846 in nearby Fair Haven, and in 1850 more slate deposits were found in Middle Granville.
  • is a major slate quarry in the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, north Wales.
  • The Hendreddu slate quarry opened in August 1868, on the north slope of Mynydd Hendre-ddu.
  • Moselle slate ("Moselschiefer") is a manufacturing and trade description for slate from the municipalities of Mayen, Polch, Müllenbach, Trier and its surrounding area.
  • The slate industry is the industry related to the extraction and processing of slate.
  • Historically, Willunga is well known for its slate industry, which began in 1840 when a farmer named Edward Loud found slate on his property and later that year opened the first slate quarry.
  • It also owned Alfred McAlpine Slate, which was the world's largest producer of natural slate.
  • Slate shingles are also called "slate tiles", the usual name outside the US.
  • However, by 2002 it was no longer economical to extract slate at Aberllefenni and the mine closed in 2003.
  • The quarry provided a source of Upper Devonian slate and Lower Carboniferous slates of a greyish green colour used predominantly for roofing.
  • Eugene Pincham left to run on the Harold Washington Party slate, and was replaced on the Democratic slate by Danny K.
  • Slate shingles may be simple in form but many buildings with slate siding are highly decorative.
  • Dolgoch slate quarry (also spelt Dol-goch slate quarry or Dol-gôch slate quarry) was a slate quarry in Mid Wales, approximately halfway between Bryn-crug and Abergynolwyn ([...] away from each of them).
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