Definitions for: Slice


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


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.


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.

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

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