the process of breaking something down (e.g. information) into smaller parts to examine and understand it, possibly to assemble a new whole; also, the presentation of information in a variety of new and useful ways
from food preparation device of this name
noun 1. a long-handled instrument with a blade at the end, for clearing away or breaking up clinkers, coal, etc., in a furnace. noun 1. an iron bar used for raking out furnaces
[slahys-uh v-lahyf] /ˈslaɪs əvˈlaɪf/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or being a naturalistic, unembellished representation of real life: a play with slice-of-life dialogue.
- Slice of the pie
Also, slice of the cake . A share of the proceeds or benefits, as in It’s reasonable for a heavy contributor to ask for a big slice of the pie . This metaphor for a division of the spoils dates from the late 1800s. Also see the synonym piece of the action
noun 1. a thin-bladed knife or implement used for slicing, especially food: a cheese slicer. 2. a person or thing that slices. noun 1. a machine that slices bread, etc, usually with an electrically driven band knife or circular knife 2. (electronics) a limiter having two boundary values, the portion of the signal between these […]