Meaning of “sliver” in the English Dictionary

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"sliver" in British English

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slivernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈslɪv.ər/ us /ˈslɪv.ɚ/ formal

(Definition of “sliver” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sliver" in American English

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slivernoun [ C ]

us /ˈslɪv·ər/

a thin, sharp piece, usually broken off something larger:

The glass smashed into slivers.

A sliver is also any narrow or thin piece:

I just want a sliver of cake.

(Definition of “sliver” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)