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[n] a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
[n] a spatula for spreading paint or ink
[n] a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread"
[n] a thin flat piece cut off of some object
[n] a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue"
[n] a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
[v] hit a ball with a slice
[v] cut into slices; "Slice the salami, please"
[v] in golf: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the right
[v] make a clean cut through; "slit her throat"

Misc. Definitions

\Slice\, v. t. (Golf) To hit (the ball) so that the face of the club draws across the face of the ball and deflects it.
\Slice\, n. [OE. slice, sclice, OF. esclice, from esclicier, esclichier, to break to pieces, of German origin; cf. OHG. sl[=i]zan to split, slit, tear, G. schleissen to slit. See {Slit}, v. t.]
1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread.
2. That which is thin and broad, like a slice. Specifically: (a) A broad, thin piece of plaster. (b) A salver, platter, or tray. [Obs.] (c) A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink. (d) 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. [Cant] (e) (Shipbuilding) One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching. (f) (Printing) A removable sliding bottom to galley. {Slice bar}, a kind of fire iron resembling a poker, with a broad, flat end, for stirring a fire of coals, and clearing it and the grate bars from clinkers, ashes, etc.; a slice.
\Slice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sliced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slicing}.]
1. To cut into thin pieces, or to cut off a thin, broad piece from.
2. To cut into parts; to divide.
3. To clear by means of a slice bar, as a fire or the grate bars of a furnace.

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