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slice

noun uk   us   /slaɪs/

slice noun (PIECE)

A2 [C] a flat, often thin, piece of food that has been cut from a larger piece: a slice of bread/cake cucumber/lemon slices Would you like another slice of ham/beef?C2 [S] a part of something, such as an amount of money: We agreed before we did the deal that we'd both take an equal slice of the profit. The film presents us with a fascinating slice of history. [C] a kitchen utensil with a wide blade, used for serving pieces of food: a cake/fish slice
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slice noun (HIT)

[C] in tennis, the action of hitting the bottom of the ball so that it does not bounce very high when it hits the ground: That wonderful backhand slice of Maria's sends the ball where her opponent just can't reach it. in the sports of golf and baseball, the action of hitting a ball so that it goes to one side rather than straight in front

slice

verb uk   us   /slaɪs/

slice verb (CUT)

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? [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.
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slice verb (HIT)

[T] in the sports of golf and baseball, to hit a ball so that it goes to one side rather than straight in front: Sara sliced the ball, sending it a hundred metres or so to the left. [T] If you slice the ball in a game of tennis, you hit the bottom of the ball so that it does not bounce very high when it hits the ground.
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