a thin-bladed knife or implement used for slicing, especially food:
a cheese slicer.
a person or thing that slices.
a machine that slices bread, etc, usually with an electrically driven band knife or circular knife
(electronics) a limiter having two boundary values, the portion of the signal between these values being passed on
adjective, slicker, slickest. 1. smooth and glossy; sleek. 2. smooth in manners, speech, etc.; suave. 3. sly; shrewdly adroit: He’s a slick customer, all right. 4. ingenious; cleverly devised: a slick plan to get out of work. 5. slippery, especially from being covered with or as if with ice, water, or oil. 6. deftly executed […]
- Slick as a whistle
sliced bread slick as a whistle Very-smooth and neat; also, smoothly, quickly, easily. For example, That salesman is as slick as a whistle, or The fence post went in place slick as a whistle. The allusion in this simile, first recorded in 1830, is not totally clear, but presumably it refers either to the ease […]
verb (used with object) 1. to make sleek or smooth. 2. to use a slicker on (skins or hides). 3. Informal. to make smart or fine; spruce up (usually followed by up). noun 4. Metallurgy. a small trowel used for smoothing the surface of the mold. 5. any woodworking chisel having a blade more than […]
verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become slick.