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Definition of SLICE

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Slice \Slice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sliced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slicing}.]
     1. To cut into thin pieces, or to cut off a thin, broad piece from. [1913 Webster]

     2. To cut into parts; to divide.
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     3. To clear by means of a slice bar, as a fire or the grate bars of a furnace. [1913 Webster]

     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.]

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

Slice \Slice\, n. [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}, v. t.]
     1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

     {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. [1913 Webster]

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

181 Moby Thesaurus words for "slice":
     allotment, allowance, amputate, apportion, ax, big end, bigger half, bisect, bit, bite, breach, break, breakage, budget, burst, butcher, butt, carve, carve up, chip, chop, chunk, cleave, cleft, clip, clipping, coat, coating, collop, commission, contingent, covering, crack, crumb, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, cut up, cutting, deal, destiny, dichotomize, disk, dissect, dissever, divide, divide into shares, divide up, divide with, dividend, divvy up, dole, dollop, end, equal share, excise, fate, feuille, film, fissure, flap, foil, fold, fracture, fragment, gap, gash, gob, gobbet, hack, half, halve, halver, helping, hew, hunk, incise, interest, jigsaw, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lance, lap, layer, leaf, lot, lump, measure, meed, membrane, mess, modicum, moiety, morsel, pane, panel, parcel, pare, paring, part, particle, partition, patina, peel, pellicle, percentage, piece, pierce, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, portion, proportion, prune, quantum, quota, rake-off, rasher, ration, rend, rent, rift, rip, rive, rupture, safety glass, saw, scale, scallop, scissor, scoop, scrap, scum, segment, sever, shard, share, share out, share with, shaving, sheet, shiver, shred, skin, slab, slash, slat, slice the pie, slice up, slicer, slit, sliver, small share, smithereen, snack, snatch, snip, snippet, spatula, splinter, split, split up, stake, stitch, stock, stump, sunder, table, tablet, tatter, tear, veneer, wafer, wedge, whittle


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