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English definition of “slash”

slash

noun (CUT)    /slæʃ/
a long, deep cutCutting and stabbing [C] a fast, long movement to hit something: Ben took a wild slash at the ball and luckily managed to hit it.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain [C] a decorative opening in a piece of clothing, often with a different colour showing through it: My new dress is pale blue, with a dark blue slash in the sleeves.Parts of clothes
(Definition of slash noun (CUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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