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noun 
  1. That which is thin and broad.
  2. A thin, broad piece cut off.
a of bacon; a of cheese; a of bread
  1. A piece of pizza.
I'll have a , please.
  1. A broad, thin piece of plaster.
  2. A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink.
  3. A salver, platter, or tray.
  4. A plate of iron with a handle, forming a kind of chisel, or a spadelike implement, variously proportioned, and used for various purposes, as for stripping the planking from a vessel's side, for cutting blubber from a whale, or for stirring a fire of coals; a slice bar; a peel; a fire shovel.
  5. One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching.
  6. A removable sliding bottom to galley.
  7. (golf) A shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the right. See fade, hook, draw
  8. (Australian English) A class of heavy cakes or desserts made in a tray and cut out into squareish slices.
  9. (medicine) A section of image taken of an internal organ using MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computed tomography), or various forms of x-ray.
verb (slic, ing)
  1. To cut into slices.
Slice the cheese thinly.
  1. (golf) To hit a shot that slices (travels from left to right for a right-handed player).
Etymology: From esclice (a piece split off), from esclicier (to splinter). Used in English since 14th Century.


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