slice

A slice is a narrow piece or portion of something (particularly food), like a slice of bread or a slice of pizza.

You can order a slice of cake or pie at your favorite bakery, or fry potatoes after cutting them into thin slices. Slice can also be used figuratively: "His brothers each own a slice of the business." The expression "slice of life" usually describes a realistic version of life that's depicted in a book, movie, or play. And in golfing, a slice is a stroke that makes the ball curve sharply to one side.

Primary Meanings of slice

1.
nv
a thin flat piece cut off of some object
cut into slices
2.
vn
make a clean cut through
a wound made by cutting
3.
nv
a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
hit a ball so that it causes a backspin
Full Definitions of slice
1

n a thin flat piece cut off of some object

Types:
section
a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
Type of:
part, piece
a portion of a natural object

n a serving that has been cut from a larger portion

“a slice of bread”
Synonyms:
piece
Types:
cutlet, escallop, scallop, scollop
thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
filet, fillet, fish filet, fish fillet
a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
Type of:
helping, portion, serving
an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

n a share of something

“a slice of the company's revenue”
Synonyms:
piece
Type of:
part, percentage, portion, share
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

n a spatula for spreading paint or ink

Type of:
spatula
a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances

v cut into slices

Slice the salami, please”
Synonyms:
slice up
Type of:
cut
separate with or as if with an instrument
2

v make a clean cut through

Synonyms:
slit
Type of:
cut
separate with or as if with an instrument

n a wound made by cutting

Synonyms:
cut, gash, slash
Type of:
lesion, wound
an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
3

n a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer

Synonyms:
fade, slicing
Type of:
golf shot, golf stroke, swing
the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it

v hit a ball so that it causes a backspin

Type of:
hit, strike
make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

v hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction

Type of:
hit
cause to move by striking

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