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sliv·er

 (slĭv′ər)
n.
1. A slender piece cut, split, or broken off; a splinter: slivers of broken glass.
2. A small narrow piece, portion, or plot: a sliver of land.
3. A continuous strand of loose fiber, such as wool, flax, silk, or cotton, ready to be roved or spun.
tr. & intr.v. sliv·ered, sliv·er·ing, sliv·ers
To split or become split into slivers.

[Middle English slivere, from sliven, to split, from Old English slīfan.]

sliver

(ˈslɪvə)
n
1. a thin piece that is cut or broken off lengthwise; splinter
2. (Textiles) a loose strand or fibre obtained by carding
vb
3. to divide or be divided into splinters; split
4. (Textiles) (tr) to form (wool, etc) into slivers
[C14: from sliven to split]
ˈsliver-ˌlike adj

sliv•er

(ˈslɪv ər)

n.
1. a small, slender, often sharp piece, as of wood or glass; splinter.
2. any small, narrow piece or portion.
3. a strand of loose, untwisted fibers produced in carding.
v.t.
4. to split or cut into slivers.
5. to form (textile fibers) into slivers.
v.i.
6. to split.
[1325–75; Middle English slivere (n.), derivative of sliven to split, Old English -slīfan (in tōslīfan to split up)]
sliv′er•like`, adj.

sliver


Past participle: slivered
Gerund: slivering

Imperative
sliver
sliver
Present
I sliver
you sliver
he/she/it slivers
we sliver
you sliver
they sliver
Preterite
I slivered
you slivered
he/she/it slivered
we slivered
you slivered
they slivered
Present Continuous
I am slivering
you are slivering
he/she/it is slivering
we are slivering
you are slivering
they are slivering
Present Perfect
I have slivered
you have slivered
he/she/it has slivered
we have slivered
you have slivered
they have slivered
Past Continuous
I was slivering
you were slivering
he/she/it was slivering
we were slivering
you were slivering
they were slivering
Past Perfect
I had slivered
you had slivered
he/she/it had slivered
we had slivered
you had slivered
they had slivered
Future
I will sliver
you will sliver
he/she/it will sliver
we will sliver
you will sliver
they will sliver
Future Perfect
I will have slivered
you will have slivered
he/she/it will have slivered
we will have slivered
you will have slivered
they will have slivered
Future Continuous
I will be slivering
you will be slivering
he/she/it will be slivering
we will be slivering
you will be slivering
they will be slivering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slivering
you have been slivering
he/she/it has been slivering
we have been slivering
you have been slivering
they have been slivering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slivering
you will have been slivering
he/she/it will have been slivering
we will have been slivering
you will have been slivering
they will have been slivering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slivering
you had been slivering
he/she/it had been slivering
we had been slivering
you had been slivering
they had been slivering
Conditional
I would sliver
you would sliver
he/she/it would sliver
we would sliver
you would sliver
they would sliver
Past Conditional
I would have slivered
you would have slivered
he/she/it would have slivered
we would have slivered
you would have slivered
they would have slivered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sliver - a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"
chip, fleck, scrap, bit, flake - a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
2.sliver - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from somethingsliver - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
fragment - a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock"
splint - a thin sliver of wood; "he lit the fire with a burning splint"
turning - a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
Verb1.sliver - divide into slivers or splinters
carve up, dissever, divide, split, split up, separate - separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
2.sliver - break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"
fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up - break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"
3.sliver - form into slivers; "sliver wood"
shape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"

sliver

noun shred, fragment, splinter, slip, shaving, flake, paring A sliver of glass was embedded in the skin.
Translations

sliver

[ˈslɪvəʳ] Nlonja f, tajada f; [of wood] → astilla f

sliver

[ˈslɪvər] n
[glass, wood] → éclat m
[cheese, sausage] → petit morceau m

sliver

n (of wood, glass etc)Splitter m; (= thin slice)Scheibchen nt

sliver

[ˈslɪvəʳ] n (of glass, wood) → scheggia; (of cheese, sausage) → fettina

sliver

n astilla