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English definition of “slice”

slice

verb (CUT)    /slaɪs/
B2 [T] to cut something into thin , flat pieces : Slice the mushrooms thinly and fry in butter . [+ two objects] Could you slice me a very thin piece of cake /slice a very thin piece of cake for me?Cutting and stabbing [I + adv/prep] to easily cut into or through something with a sharp knife : He screamed as the blade sliced into his leg .figurative She watched his slim strong body as it sliced effortlessly through the water .Cutting and stabbing
(Definition of slice verb (CUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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