- the path described by a ball, as in baseball or golf, that curves in a direction corresponding to the side from which it was struck.
- a ball describing such a path.
- (of a player) to slice the ball.
- (of a ball) to describe a slice in flight.
Origin of slice
OTHER WORDS FROM sliceslice·a·ble, adjectiveslic·ing·ly, adverbpre·slice, verb (used with object), pre·sliced, pre·slic·ing.un·sliced, adjective
Words nearby slice
How to use slice in a sentence
That’s because the service, like most social media apps, slices and dices user data to better understand what users want.3 reasons why Walmart is chasing TikTok|Danielle Abril|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Ethiopia’s planned opening up of the country’s telecommunications sector had international companies jostling to be among the first to get a slice of a largely untapped industry in Africa’s fastest growing economy.Ethiopia is quietly walking back plans to open up Africa’s last big telecom sector to foreign players|Zecharias Zelalem|August 19, 2020|Quartz
Quantum physics prohibits any slice of time smaller than about 10-43 seconds, a period known as the Planck time.The universe might have a fundamental clock that ticks very, very fast|Emily Conover|July 13, 2020|Science News
The city of San Diego has a small slice of the district and Democratic candidate Kenya Taylor got 27 percent of the vote.Morning Report: After Protests, SDPD Turned to Streetlight Cameras|Voice of San Diego|June 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego
So what we need to do is we need to join every other industrialized country in the world and pass a value-added tax which would give the public a slice, a sliver of every Amazon transaction, every Google search.Why Is This Man Running for President? (Ep. 362 Update)|Stephen J. Dubner|December 19, 2019|Freakonomics
Finding the shop is a trip in itself and an introduction to a slice of history.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The robots can slice through stone and rough out vast blocks of stone while the artisans are sleeping.Damien Hirst’s Army of Geppettos|Tim Teeman|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There were moments when I was just really tempted to have a slice of pizza or a cheeseburger,” he says.Nick Jonas Is All Grown Up, Clutching His Penis and Everything|Kevin Fallon|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Good Lie should have been a slice of history, the likes of which never to be repeated.‘The Good Lie’ and the Hard Truths of South Sudan|John Prendergast|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you drink a diet soda, are you more likely to give yourself permission to have a slice of cake later?Are Artificial Sweeteners Wrecking Your Diet?|DailyBurn|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Well, the pudding moment arrived, and a huge slice almost obscured from sight the plate before us.
"Take some melon, Mr. Mudge," said we, as with a sudden bolt we recovered our speech and took another slice ourself.
Ethel found a small boy looking ready to cry at an untouched slice of beef.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
She even noticed one little thief that darted in and pecked shamelessly at her own slice.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
Paul went on talking in a quiet, low tone, while Digby was munching a thick slice of bread-and-butter.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for slice
- the flight of a ball that travels obliquely because it has been struck off centre
- the action of hitting such a shot
- the shot so hit
Derived forms of slicesliceable, adjectiveslicer, noun
Word Origin for slice
Other Idioms and Phrases with slice
In addition to the subsequent idiom beginning with slice
- slice of the pie
- greatest thing since sliced bread
- no matter how you slice it