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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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As soon as the mass is firm and sliceable, manufacturers can create a wide variety of forms and shapes, from slices to strips or cubes.
Pies, chicken portions, slices of vegetable or meat loaf and sliceable cakes are also always good bets.
In the dead of winter, just one last ripe sliceable juicy red tomato (instead of the canned variety), for example, would be nice, wouldn't it?
This cheese ranges is texture from soft and creamy to dry and sliceable.