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slice

 (slīs)
n.
1.
a. A thin broad piece cut from a larger object: ate a slice of cheese; examined a slice of the diseased lung.
b. An often wedge-shaped piece cut from a larger, usually circular object: ordered a slice of pie; shared a slice of pizza.
2. A portion or share: a slice of the profits.
3.
a. A knife with a broad, thin, flexible blade, used for cutting and serving food.
b. A similar implement for spreading printing ink.
4. Sports
a. The course of a ball that curves in the direction of the dominant hand of the player propelling it, as to the right of a right-handed player.
b. A stroke that causes a ball to follow such a course: a golfer with a bad slice.
c. A ball propelled on such a course.
d. A stroke, as in tennis, in which the ball is struck with a downward motion with the open face of the racket in order to impart backspin.
v. sliced, slic·ing, slic·es
v.tr.
1. To cut or divide into slices: slice a loaf of bread.
2. To cut from a larger piece: slice off a piece of salami.
3. To cut through or move through with an action like cutting: "where wheels have freshly sliced the April mire" (Robert Frost).
4. To divide into portions or shares; parcel out: "With mortgage securitisation, a pool of home loans is sliced into tranches bearing different degrees of risk" (David Shirreff).
5. To reduce or remove from a larger amount or entity: sliced 10 percent off the asking price.
6. Sports To hit (a ball) with a slice.
v.intr.
1. To make a cut with a cutting implement: I sliced into the cake.
2. To move like a knife: The destroyer sliced through the water.
3. Sports To hit a ball with a slice.
Idiom:
any way/no matter how you slice it
No matter how you look at it; no matter how it is analyzed.

[Middle English sclice, splinter, from Old French esclice, from esclicier, to splinter, of Germanic origin.]

slice′a·ble adj.
slic′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sliced - prepared by cutting; "sliced tomatoes"; "sliced ham"; "chopped clams"; "chopped meat"; "shredded cabbage"
cut - separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists"
2.sliced - used of meat; cut into pieces for serving
carved, carven - made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary); "the carved fretwork"; "an intricately carved door"; "stood as if carven from stone"
Translations
مُقَطَّع إلى قِطَع
nařezaný
szeletelt
sneiddur
narezaný
dilimlenmiş

sliced

[slaɪst] ADJ [bread] → rebanado, en rebanadas; [lemon] → en rodajas
it's the best thing since sliced breades la octava maravilla (del mundo)

sliced

adj(in Scheiben) geschnitten; loaf, bread, sausage(auf)geschnitten; he/it is the best thing since sliced bread (inf)so jemanden/etwas hat die Welt schon lange nicht mehr gesehen (inf)

slice

(slais) noun
1. a thin broad piece (of something). How many slices of meat would you like?
2. a part or share. Who got the largest slice of the profits?
verb
1. to cut into slices. He sliced the sausage/cucumber.
2. to cut (as) with a sharp blade or knife. The blade slipped and sliced off the tip of his forefinger.
3. in golf etc, to hit (a ball) in such a way that it curves away to the right (or in the case of a left-handed player, to the left).
sliced adjective
(negative unsliced) cut into slices. a sliced loaf.
slicer noun
cheese slicer.
References in classic literature ?
If I fail I'm ready to be sliced thin and fed to the seven-headed dogs.
It was the bo's'n's knife that sliced down my face and sliced away my fingers.
When Saxon had served the beans, and Billy the coffee, she stood still a moment and surveyed the spread meal on the blankets--the canister of sugar, the condensed milk tin, the sliced corned beef, the lettuce salad and sliced tomatoes, the slices of fresh French bread, and the steaming plates of beans and mugs of coffee.
Perhaps if the roast of mutton or of beef--a big, generous one--were brought on the table and carved in full view of the client, that might give the right sense of earnestness and reality to the thing; but they don't do that, they pass the sliced meat around on a dish, and so you are perfectly calm, it does not stir you in the least.
Sliced tomatoes, with sugar or Apple dumplings, with real vinegar.
PRINCES TUNA MINI BEASTS (Serves 4) Preparation: | Approx 15 minutes INGREDIENTS: 8 slices of bread from a large, mediumcut loaf (white or wholemeal) 150g medium fat soft cheese 1 x 160g can Princes Sandwich Tuna, drained 1/4 cucumber, thinly sliced 4 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 2 radishes, sliced 12 raisins or sultanas METHOD 1.
Dairy Crest is looking to carve out a new sub-category in sliced cheese with the launch of thick-sliced Cathedral City.
1 very large tomato (such as Brandywine) OR 3 medium tomatoes, cored and sliced
In a recently reported form of slicing called amorphous slicing [11, 43, 46], slices are not necessarily produced by deleting statements and may not necessarily even be made from components of the original program being sliced.
Or they can be sliced and oven- or pan-fried with onions.
4 ounces hothouse cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise
So fill in by serving baby carrots or sliced red or green peppers or cucumbers with light ranch dressing.