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English definition of “slice”

slice

verb (HIT)    /slaɪs/
[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.GolfBaseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports [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.Tennis and racket sports
(Definition of slice verb (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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