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.
4. Golf To hit (the ball) so that the face of the club draws across the face of the ball and deflects it.
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.
n 1: a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue"
2: a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece
of pie"; "a slice of bread" [syn: piece]
3: a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
[syn: cut, gash, slash]
4: a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed
golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing" [syn: fade,
5: a thin flat piece cut off of some object
6: a spatula for spreading paint or ink
v 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
3: cut into slices; "Slice the salami, please" [syn: slice up]
4: hit a ball so that it causes a backspin