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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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On the remaining four pieces of bread with mayonnaise, spread half of a sliced avocado, add a few leaves of arugula and one slice of tomato
Sliced bread first appeared in the UK in 1930, but was banned during the war, without any complaint.
Place sliced sweetbreads on plate and spoon with sauce.
Southwestern mushroom: To prepare, you'll need a slice of bread, sliced extra firm tofu (or tempeh), chopped onions, drained canned mushrooms, salsa, and shredded vegan cheese.
2 red bell peppers, roasted, peeled, seeded, and sliced into thin strips
Saute thinly sliced yellow squash and halved cherry tomatoes.
Other fast-fix, effortless creations you might give a whirl -- a rice salad with brown or wild rice, Italian vinaigrette, Dijon mustard, dried cherries or apricots, raisins, chopped green onions and red pepper, diced chicken and sliced almonds.
JALAPENO SOY DIPPING SAUCE: In a glass jar, combing 1 cup soy sauce and 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced crosswise.
patent office had granted the Company a new patent based on a fresh-cut apple processing technology, designed to better maintain the quality, and thus enhance the economic value, of sliced apples.
1 medium red onion (about 1/2 pound), thinly sliced
27, 1999--In his on-going effort to protect the patents he has been granted for his spiral slicing machine and his spiral sliced boneless meats, Logan Farms' owner and CEO, Pink Logan, has filed suit against two of the nation's largest meat processing and marketing companies, Sara Lee and Honey Baked Hams.
Separate 1 Spanish onion, peeled and sliced into very thin rings, preferably using a mandoline and 1 red onion, peeled and sliced, into very thin rings, preferably using a mandoline; dredge onion rings in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.