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Etymology

From Old French esclice (a piece split off), from esclicier (to splinter). Used in English since 14th Century.

Noun

Singular
slice

Plural
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  1. That which is thin and broad.
  2. A thin, broad piece cut off.
    a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread
  3. A piece of pizza.
    I'll have a slice, please.
  4. A broad, thin piece of plaster.
  5. A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink.
  6. A salver, platter, or tray.
  7. 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.
  8. One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching.
  9. A removable sliding bottom to galley.
  10. (golf) A shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the right. See fade, hook, draw
  11. (Australia) A class of heavy cakes or desserts made in a tray and cut out into squareish slices.
  12. (medicine) A section of image taken of an internal organ using MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computed tomography), or various forms of x-ray.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to slice

Third person singular
slic

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to slice (third-person singular simple present slic, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To cut into slices.
    Slice the cheese thinly.
  2. (golf) To hit a shot that slices (travels from left to right for a right-handed player).

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