Origin of slicer
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Take it up with a slicer, and neatly place it on a piece of toast.A Poetical Cook-Book
Maria J. Moss
"Surely," he began again, in more impetuous tones, and then looked round at the labourer who turned the slicer.Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Why, there was that Mrs. Slicer six or seven years ago—you remember—that Cecil Grainger had such a deuce of a time with.A Modern Chronicle, Complete
Mr. Slicer, identifiable by the throat-clearing look which suffused his bleached, conservative face, was not deaf to her appeal.
A slicer for roasts has a wide, straight blade, twelve inches long, and rounded instead of pointed at the end.Carving and Serving
Mrs. D. A. Lincoln
- a machine that slices bread, etc, usually with an electrically driven band knife or circular knife
- electronics a limiter having two boundary values, the portion of the signal between these values being passed on
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Word Origin and History for slicer
1520s, agent noun from slice (v.).
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