- a relatively thin, broad piece cut from an object having some bulk or volume: a slice of apple
- a part, portion, or share: a slice of one's earnings
- any of various implements with a flat, broad blade, as a spatula
- the path of a hit ball that curves away to the right from a right-handed player or to the left from a left-handed player
- a ball that follows such a path
ME < OFr esclice < esclicier, to slice < Frank slizzan, akin to slit
transitive verb sliced, slicing
- to cut into slices
- to cut off as in a slice or slices: often with off, from, away, etc.
- to cut across or through like a knife
- to separate into parts or shares: sliced up the profits
- to use a slice () to spread, remove, etc.
- to hit (a ball) in a slice ()