Meaning of SLICE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ slaɪs ]
( slices, slicing, sliced)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A slice of bread, meat, fruit, or other food is a thin piece that has been cut from a larger piece.
Try to eat at least four slices of bread a day.
...water flavored with a slice of lemon.
N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft N of n
If you slice bread, meat, fruit, or other food, you cut it into thin pieces.
Helen sliced the cake...
Slice the steak into long thin slices.
VERB : V n , V n into n
Slice up means the same as slice .
I sliced up an onion...
He began slicing the pie up.
PHRASAL VERB : V P n (not pron) , V n P
You can use slice to refer to a part of a situation or activity.
Fiction takes up a large slice of the publishing market.
N-COUNT : usu N of n
see also sliced , fish slice
slice of the action: see action
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006