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  1. slice
    IPA[slīs]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. cut (something, especially food) into slices:

      slice the onion into rings
      Synonym : cut, cut up, carve, divide, segment, section
    • 2. cut something from (something larger) with a sharp implement:

      he sliced a corner from a fried egg he sliced 70 seconds off the record
      Synonym : cut off, sever, chop off, hack off, shear off, separate, dissever
    • 3. cut with or as if with a sharp implement:

      the bomber's wings were slicing the air with some efficiency the blade sliced into his palm
    • 4. move easily and quickly:

      Senna then sliced past Berger to take third place
    • 5. strike (the ball) or play (a stroke) so that the ball curves away to the right (for a left-handed player, the left), typically inadvertently:

      Duval sliced his ball into the water to the right of the green
    • 6. (in sports) propel (the ball) with a glancing contact to impart spin:

      Evans went and sliced a corner into his own net
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: slice, plural noun: slices

    • v.: verb: slice, 3rd person present: slices, gerund or present participle: slicing, past tense: sliced, past participle: sliced

    • noun

      a thin, broad piece of food, such as bread, meat, or cake, cut from a larger portion:

      a portion or share of something:

    • verb

      cut (something, especially food) into slices:

      cut something from (something larger) with a sharp implement:

    • adjective

      (of food) cut into slices:
    • adjective

      (of food) cut into slices:
    • noun

      a short interval of time during which a computer or its central processor deals uninterruptedly with one user or program, before switching to another.
    • verb

      gradually reduce the size of (something) by a series of small incremental steps:
    • verb

      gradually reduce the size of (something) by a series of small incremental steps:
    • noun

      a relatively thin, broad mass of rock situated between two approximately parallel thrust faults.
    • noun

      a slice of earth turned up by the mouldboard of a plough.
    • noun

      a short interval of time during which a computer or its central processor deals uninterruptedly with one user or program, before switching to another.
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