slice bar

  1. a long-handled instrument with a blade at the end, for clearing away or breaking up clinkers, coal, etc., in a furnace.

Origin of slice bar

First recorded in 1840–50

Words Nearby slice bar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slice bar in a sentence

  • One night two sweet-tempered, light-complexioned coal-passers hit me together, one with a shovel, the other with a slice-bar.

    Wide Courses | James Brendan Connolly
  • After a period of argument and persuasion, that young man took a slice bar and pounded at the lever of the whistle.

    The Triumph of Virginia Dale | John Francis, Jr.
  • Dan jerked a slice-bar from the fire and hurled it to the floor at Larry's feet.

British Dictionary definitions for slice bar

slice bar

  1. an iron bar used for raking out furnaces

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