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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slice \Slice\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Sliced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slicing}.]

1. To cut into thin pieces, or to cut off a thin, broad piece from.

2. To cut into parts; to divide.

3. To clear by means of a slice bar, as a fire or the grate bars of a furnace.

4. (Golf) To hit (the ball) so that the face of the club draws across the face of the ball and deflects it. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slice \Slice\, noun [OE. slice, sclice, OF. esclice, from esclicier, esclichier, to break to pieces, of German origin; cf. OHG. sl[imac]zan to split, slit, tear, G. schleissen to slit. See {Slit}, verb (used with an object)]

1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread.

2. That which is thin and broad, like a slice. Specifically: (a) A broad, thin piece of plaster. (b) A salver, platter, or tray. [Obs.] (c) A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink. (d) A plate of iron with a handle, forming a kind of chisel, or a spadelike implement, variously proportioned, and used for various purposes, as for stripping the planking from a vessel's side, for cutting blubber from a whale, or for stirring a fire of coals; a slice bar; a peel; a fire shovel. [Cant] (e) (Shipbuilding) One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching. (f) (Printing) A removable sliding bottom to galley.

{Slice bar}, a kind of fire iron resembling a poker, with a broad, flat end, for stirring a fire of coals, and clearing it and the grate bars from clinkers, ashes, etc.; a slice.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

slice

noun

1: a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue" [syn: {slice}, {piece}]

2: a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread" [syn: {piece}, {slice}]

3: a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut" [syn: {cut}, {gash}, {slash}, {slice}]

4: a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing" [syn: {slice}, {fade}, {slicing}]

5: a thin flat piece cut off of some object

6: a spatula for spreading paint or ink

verb

1: make a clean cut through; "slit her throat" [syn: {slit}, {slice}]

2: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction

3: cut into slices; "Slice the salami, please" [syn: {slice}, {slice up}]

4: hit a ball so that it causes a backspin


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