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SLICE, verb transitive

1. To cut into thin pieces, or to cut off a thin broad piece.

2. To cut into parts.

3. To cut; to divide.

SLICE, noun A thin broad piece cut off; as a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread.

2. A broad piece' as a slice of plaster.

3. A peel; a spatula; an instrument consisting of a broad plate with a handle, used by apothecaries for spreading plaster, _ c.

4. In ship-building, a tapering piece of plank to be driven between the timbers before planking.