n cut, helping, piece, portion, segment, share, sliver, wedge
vb carve, cut, divide, sever
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slice ( slices plural & 3rd person present) ( slicing present participle) ( sliced past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A sliceof bread, meat, fruit, or other food is a thin piece that has been cut from a larger piece.
usu with supp, oft N of n
Try to eat at least four slices of bread a day., ...water flavored with a slice of lemon.
2 verb If you slice bread, meat, fruit, or other food, you cut it into thin pieces.
Helen sliced the cake... V n
Slice the steak into long thin slices. V n into n
Slice up means the same as slice., phrasal verb
I sliced up an onion... V P n (not pron)
He began slicing the pie up. V n P
3 n-count You can use slice to refer to a part of a situation or activity.
usu N of n
Fiction takes up a large slice of the publishing market.
slice of the action →
action slice up →
fish slice ( fish slices plural ) , fish-slice A fish slice is a kitchen tool which consists of a flat part with narrow holes in it attached to a handle. It is used for turning or serving fish or other food that is cooked in a frying pan.
in AM, use spatula
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