Sentence Examples


  • He's got a blank slate for a lifetime of memory.
  • There are two green varieties, called in the trade "sea-green" and "unfading green," the former being used for a cheap roofing slate; and there are purplish varieties.
  • Slate is obtained in large quantities from the departments of Maine-ct-Loire (Angers), Ardennes (Fumay) and Mayenne (Renaz).
  • Iron, coal and slate are the chief products, and copper and cobalt may be added.
  • Goodrich, "On the Fossil Mammalia from the Stonesfield Slate," Quart.