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Meaning of SLICE

Pronunciation:  slIs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
  2. [n]  a spatula for spreading paint or ink
  3. [n]  a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread"
  4. [n]  a thin flat piece cut off of some object
  5. [n]  a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue"
  6. [n]  a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
  7. [v]  hit a ball with a slice
  8. [v]  cut into slices; "Slice the salami, please"
  9. [v]  in golf: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the right
  10. [v]  make a clean cut through; "slit her throat"
 

SLICE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: cut, fade, gash, piece, piece, slash, slice up, slicing, slit
 
 See Also: cut, cutlet, escallop, filet, fillet, fish filet, fish fillet, golf shot, golf stroke, helping, hit, hit, lesion, part, part, percentage, piece, portion, portion, scallop, scollop, section, serving, share, spatula, strike, swing, wound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slice\, v. t. (Golf)
    To hit (the ball) so that the face of the club draws across
    the face of the ball and deflects it.
    
    
  2. \Slice\, n. [OE. slice, sclice, OF. esclice, from
    esclicier, esclichier, to break to pieces, of German origin;
    cf. OHG. sl[=i]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.
    
    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.
    
    
  3. \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.
    
    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.
    
    
 

 

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