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slice

1. any of various utensils having a broad flat blade and resembling a spatula
2. in golf, tennis, etc.
a. the flight of a ball that travels obliquely because it has been struck off centre
b. the action of hitting such a shot
c. the shot so hit

slice

[slīs]
(geology)
An arbitrary section of some uniform standard, such as thickness of a stratigraphic unit that is otherwise indivisible for purposes of analytic study.
(mining engineering)
A thin broad piece cut off, as a portion of ore cut from a pillar or face.
To remove ore by successive slices.
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Todd put one slice of tomato and two slices of cucumber on the sandwich.
In Extreme Baking mode, players have 90 seconds to slice as much bread as they can before time runs out
4 -- color) SLICE PRECISE: This Tomato Slicer from Williams-Sonoma has serrated blades that glide through a tomato with razor precision, creating thin, uniform slices.
If using a desiccator, slice the potato as thinly as possible, place the chips on desiccating trays, and allow the drying to commence.
We test the top, veggie-friendly, mild cheese slices from the supermarkets.
Grill scallops on both sides to desired doneness; remove from grill, rest and slice in half.
A typical serving of pizza with topping weighs more than nine ounces, but we assumed that if you're a three-slice-eater, for example, you generally stick with three slices whether the pizza has toppings or not.
The KURZ-Precise Cartilage Knife simplifies cutting of cartilage slices during tympanoplasty procedures.
In the present study, we developed an ex vivo test system based on precision-cut adrenal slice culture to examine metabolism-dependent binding, ultrastructural changes, and effects on steroid synthesis in mouse adrenal tissue exposed to Me[SO.
By electrically jolting the slice briefly at calculated moments, they tried to alter the firing of cells, Ditto says.
Topping a breakfast egg dish with diced avocado adds creamy texture and avocado slices on top of a pizza create an unexpected and delicious surprise.