Slab can refer to:

Physical objects and substances




  • In geometry, the area between two parallel hyperplanes


  • In Australian slang, a carton or 24-pack of beer
  • In Southern United States slang, a heavily modified car.
  • Full-size luxury pre-1980 GM vehicles, primarily Buick, Oldsmobile, and Cadillac

Arts and Music

  • Slab serif. In typography, a slab serif typeface is a type of serif typeface characterized by thick, block-like serifs.
  • SLAB is the "Sound and Literary Arts Book" from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, which takes its name from the Saussure, Lacan, Althusser anf Barthes allusion, as well as "rock face" and "sitting in a corner to watch the colours" from Terry Pratchett.
  • In film theory, SLAB refers to the post-structuralist approach to film theory. The name "SLAB" comes from the last names of Ferdinand de Saussure (linguist), Jaques Lacan (psychoanalyst), Louis Althusser (structural Marxist) and Roland Barthes (cultural theorist)
  • SLAB Sydney funk/punk band formed in the Northern Beaches in 1999.
  • Slow Loud And Banging, a hip hop subgenre from Texas, also known as Screwed & Chopped.
  • Houston rap group S.L.A.B. (Slow, Loud, And, Bangin)



  • Slab is the nickname of Thomas Murphy, an Irish republican, and alleged IRA Army Council Chief of Staff.

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