1 a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue" [syn: piece]
2 a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread" [syn: piece]
4 a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing" [syn: fade, slicing]
5 a thin flat piece cut off of some object
6 a spatula for spreading paint or ink
1 make a clean cut through; "slit her throat" [syn: slit]
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 up]
4 hit a ball so that it causes a backspin
- Rhymes: -aɪs
EtymologyFrom esclice (a piece split off), from esclicier (to splinter). Used in English since 14th Century.
- That which is thin and broad.
- A thin, broad piece cut off.
- a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread
- A piece of pizza.
- I'll have a slice, please.
- A broad, thin piece of plaster.
- A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink.
- A salver, platter, or tray.
- 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.
- One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching.
- A removable sliding bottom to galley.
- A shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the right. See fade, hook, draw
- A class of heavy cakes or desserts made in a tray and cut out into squareish slices.
- A section of image taken of an internal organ using MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computed tomography), or various forms of x-ray.
thin, broad piece cut off
- To cut into slices.
- Slice the cheese thinly.
- To hit a shot that slices (travels from left to right for a right-handed player).
(golf) to hit a shot that travels to one side
Slice may refer to:
- Slice of life story, a genre of fiction writing
- Slice (film), a 2008 horror movie
- "A Slice at a Time", a 2002 science fiction short story
- A Slice of Life, a 1914 movie
- Cobra Slice, a G.I. Joe character
- In Terry Pratchett's Discworld stories, there is a region near Lancre known as Slice, which is the proverbial place "where the sun don't shine."
- Time slice, the time during which a process runs
- Time slice multiplexing, a form of processor scheduling
- Slice (disk), a logical division or partition of a hard disk
- Array slicing, an operation that extracts certain elements from an array
- Bit slicing, a technique for constructing a processor from modules of smaller bit width
slice in German: Slice
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