The slot is a rectangular area on a hockey ice surface that extends towards the blue line. The slot is used in both ice hockey and field hockey. The word slot is related to the Latin verb sleutana, and is cognate with German Schloss. The paytable will often be printed on the machine face, above the wheels, or in the help menu.

A slot is also a narrow opening used for receiving something. In addition to being a place on a route tree, a slot is also a position in a sequence. The term can also refer to an opening for a job or assignment. It is used in a wide variety of ways, and is one of the most flexible and versatile of all the receiving positions.

A slot is a component of the Web Components technology suite. It allows multiple users to use the same server, but has a unique connection for each user. This allows for separate DOM trees to be created. A slot with a name attribute is a named slot. Its primary use is to manage air traffic at airports.

In the early days, the first slot machines were mechanical. These used gears and levers to move the reels. These are now electrically powered and use sophisticated money handling systems. This makes it easier to replace or upgrade the processor. The first slot was developed by Intel Corporation in 1997, and was followed by AMD in 1999. However, both of these versions are not compatible with each other. Later, Intel released a larger version called Slot 2. This one was used in computers with the Pentium II processor. However, it is no longer common to find slot processors in new computers. Many manufacturers now use sockets instead.