Variant of slice
- 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
Origin: Middle English from Old French esclice from esclicier, to slice from Frankish slizzan, akin to slit
- 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 ()
- to cut (through) like a knife: a plow slicing through the earth
- to be hit in a slice ()
- to hit a ball in a slice ()
- slicer noun
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