Slice



noun
1.
a thin, flat piece cut from something:
a slice of bread.
2.
a part, portion, or share:
a slice of land.
3.
any of various implements with a thin, broad blade or part, as for turning food in a frying pan, serving fish at the table, or taking up printing ink; spatula.
4.
Sports.

the path described by a ball, as in baseball or golf, that curves in a direction corresponding to the side from which it was struck.
a ball describing such a path.

5.
Tennis. a stroke executed by hitting down on the ball with an underhand motion and thus creating backspin.
verb (used with object), sliced, slicing.
6.
to cut into slices; divide into parts.
7.
to cut through or cleave with or as if with a knife:
The ship sliced the sea.
8.
to cut off or remove as a slice or slices (sometimes followed by off, away, from, etc.).
9.
to remove by means of a slice, slice bar, or similar implement.
10.
Sports. to hit (a ball) so as to result in a slice.
verb (used without object), sliced, slicing.
11.
to slice something.
12.
to admit of being sliced.
13.
Sports.

(of a player) to slice the ball.
(of a ball) to describe a slice in flight.

noun
1.
a thin flat piece cut from something having bulk: a slice of pork
2.
a share or portion: a slice of the company’s revenue
3.
any of various utensils having a broad flat blade and resembling a spatula
4.
(in golf, tennis, etc)

the flight of a ball that travels obliquely because it has been struck off centre
the action of hitting such a shot
the shot so hit

verb
5.
to divide or cut (something) into parts or slices
6.
when intr, usually foll by through. to cut in a clean and effortless manner
7.
when intr, foll by through. to move or go (through something) like a knife: the ship sliced through the water
8.
usually foll by off, from, away, etc. to cut or be cut (from) a larger piece
9.
(transitive) to remove by use of a slicing implement
10.
to hit (a ball) with a slice
11.
(transitive) (rowing) to put the blade of the oar into (the water) slantwise
slew

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