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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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We prepared slices from unexposed male rat pups at 30 days of age as described above and perfused the slices with normal Krebs-Ringer solution.
The data were recorded from the CA1 region in control slices and slices from animals gestationally and lactationally exposed to PCB 153 at 1.
Today, dozens of toaster models have all sorts of options: wide slots for bagels and other thick bread; elongated slots to accommodate slices from a round loaf; electronic controls for specific darkness; tempered plastic and ``cool steel'' casings that don't become hot to the touch; removable crumb tra`ys, and windows to check on your toast's progress.