a small, slender, often sharp piece, as of wood or glass, split, broken, or cut off, usually lengthwise or with the grain; splinter.
any small, narrow piece or portion:
A sliver of sky was visible.
a strand of loose, untwisted fibers produced in carding.
verb (used with object)
to split or cut off (a sliver) or to split or cut into slivers:
to sliver a log into kindling.
to form (textile fibers) into slivers.
verb (used without object)
a thin piece that is cut or broken off lengthwise; splinter
a loose strand or fibre obtained by carding
to divide or be divided into splinters; split
(transitive) to form (wool, etc) into slivers
noun 1. a very narrow skyscraper designed in response to restriction of the building site or zoning, frequently containing only a single apartment per floor or comparably limited office space.
verb See slivercasting
noun See slivercasting
noun a video broadcast aimed at a very narrow niche audience Examples ESPN has shied away from slivercasting. Word Origin 1982 Usage Note also slivercast , (v.), slivercaster , (n.)