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The slash ( / )—technically known as a virgule but also called a slant, solidus, or stroke (the common name in British English)—serves a number of purposes in writing, essentially standing in for other words as a quick and clear way of showing the connection between two things. A slash is conventionally used without spaces between it and the words it connects (although it is also common to see spaces used, especially if one or both of the things being joined contain multiple words).
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US and Canadian
a. littered wood chips and broken branches that remain after trees have been cut down
b. an area so littered

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(forestry)
Debris, such as logs, chunks of wood, bark, and branches, in an open forest tract.

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A radar beacon reply displayed as an elongated target on a radarscope.

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The recent graduate of Birmingham City University initially thought she was the only target but met another Rubery resident at Longbridge Tyres in Rednal, who was also have slashed tyres replaced.
He was slashed three times across one arm and needed 17 staples, while he needed the same number of stitches after being slashed in another.
We don't know what has caused their injuries but they have been slashed with some kind of sharp implement," Det Insp Buzzeo added.
Some 20 cars have been found with slashed tires in and around downtown
05pm on Saturday after the victim had been found slashed in Llandudno.
VANDALS slashed tyres on 15 vehicles in a Northumberland seaside town causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
In 2005, the EU slashed price-linked production aid, sweetening this with direct payments.
In the courtroom, however, authorities said Morales spit out the blade, lunged at Linda Wieder, a deputy alternate public defender, and slashed her upper arm.
Meanwhile, LanChile has slashed its flights between Santiago and Buenos Aires, Chile's air traffic to Argentina has fallen off so much that Chilean travel agencies no longer promote Argentina.
Certainly, many of the objects that will be shown are three dimensional and will not necessarily be hung on the slashed walls, but glare from the slashes is always going to be a problem with any arrangement, and the jagged pattern must continue to dominate the volumes unless it is actually obscured.
A woman was slashed in the face and across the arm by a frenzied knifeman in Birmingham during an attack in broad daylight after she refused to give him a cigarette.