Meaning of SLICE in English
— sliceable , adj. — slicingly , adv.
/sluys/ , n. , v. , sliced, slicing .
1. a thin, flat piece cut from something: a slice of bread.
2. a part, portion, or share: a slice of land.
3. any of various implements with a thin, broad blade or part, as for turning food in a frying pan, serving fish at the table, or taking up printing ink; spatula.
a. the path described by a ball, as in baseball or golf, that curves in a direction corresponding to the side from which it was struck.
b. a ball describing such a path.
5. Tennis. a stroke executed by hitting down on the ball with an underhand motion and thus creating backspin.
6. to cut into slices; divide into parts.
7. to cut through or cleave with or as if with a knife: The ship sliced the sea.
8. to cut off or remove as a slice or slices (sometimes fol. by off, away, from, etc.).
9. to remove by means of a slice, slice bar, or similar implement.
10. Sports. to hit (a ball) so as to result in a slice.
11. to slice something.
12. to admit of being sliced.
a. (of a player) to slice the ball.
b. (of a ball) to describe a slice in flight.
[ 1300-50; (n.) ME s ( c ) lice esclice, n. deriv. of esclicer to split up slitjan, akin to OE slitan, ON slita, D slijten (see SLIT); (v.) late ME sklicen esclicer ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012