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What is a Slot?

What is a Slot?

A slot is a dynamic placeholder that either waits for content to be added (a passive slot) or actively calls out to a renderer to get the content it needs. Slots can contain one type of content (either a media-image or a Solutions repository item).

A game that involves spinning reels to generate combinations of symbols that earn credits based on the pay table listed on the machine. Typically, there is a slot dana theme for the game and the symbols are aligned with that theme. Some slot games are progressive, meaning that each spin increases the odds of winning a prize.

An allocated time and place for an aircraft to take off or land as assigned by air-traffic control, usually for a specific season. Airlines often compete for slots to gain priority for their flights, and during times of high demand, such as the coronavirus pandemic, coveted slots can sell for millions of dollars.

A slot is also a term used to refer to an open position in a group or series, as well as the position of a job in an organization or hierarchy. American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.