sub·​lot ˈsəb-ˌlät How to pronounce sublot (audio)
variants or sub-lot
plural sublots or sub-lots
: a portion of a lot : a subdivision of a group of things that make up a unit
… investigators first had to catalog the booty. They spent four 14-hour days … separating everything into plastic bags, organizing it into lots and sublots, videotaping everything.Ted Anthony

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web An employee of a homebuilder company asked for special attention March 3 to a specific sublot stating that a Dumpster and Port-A-Potty had been vandalized with spray paint. cleveland, 10 Mar. 2022 Mayor Larry Antoskiewicz said the city recently has asked residential developers to build stormwater catch basins at the corner of each sublot so that each lot can retain its own stormwater. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 13 Dec. 2022 Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall said Cunningham is playing even better this season, bolstering a recurring sublot in Saturday's 3 p.m. Shannon Russell, The Courier-Journal, 8 Oct. 2021 But the most intriguing sublot is the competition between seniors Brenden Schooler and B.J. Foster. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, 19 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sublot was in 1842

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Cite this Entry

“Sublot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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