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[mass noun] A slate-like shale used for flooring and tiling.
- ‘Timber decking is also proving to be a popular alternative to slasto or brick paving around swimming pools.’
- ‘The slasto tiles used in the Lodge are from South Africa.’
- ‘The interior floor coat has been successfully used on cement, slasto, bricks and cork tiles.’
- ‘The house therefore incorporates elements such as a thatched roof, gnarly pole finishes and a large slasto deck that runs around the West and South facades.’
- ‘I have tried granite as well but it is substantially heavier (too heavy) and is not as sonically dead as slasto.’
Blend of slate and stone.
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