What Is a Slot?


A slot is a narrow opening or groove used for receiving things, such as mail. It can also describe a position or sequence in a process, such as a slot in a clock, or an assignment or job opening. It is also a place on an aircraft’s wing that improves airflow.


In C++, slot functions are static or virtual functions that extend built-in signals. They provide a way to generate reader, writer, and accessor methods automatically.


A slots-based system is a flexible way to organize meetings, consultations, and evaluation reviews. It helps managers communicate effectively and collaborate with team members.


In a slots-based system, a pre-defined space or category is maintained but the actual slot changes according to data entered into it. This enables people to make informed decisions about who to assign roles and responsibilities.

Slot Types

A slot type is a data type that describes a collection of values that can be predicted within a pre-defined list. There are three main types of slot types: categorical, numerical, and boolean.


A description of a slot is a text document that lists the different values available and provides other relevant information, such as a street address or room layout. Its purpose is to help the operator of the machine decide on an appropriate value.

Architect is designed to recognize multiple words or phrases that describe the same slot, such as “Big Apple” and “New York City.” It understands intent when mapping, and can respond appropriately. You can delete any slot that has multiple synonyms by hovering over it and clicking the X.