slicer

[ slahy-ser ]
/ ˈslaɪ sər /
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noun

a thin-bladed knife or implement used for slicing, especially food: a cheese slicer.
a person or thing that slices.

Nearby words

  1. slice,
  2. slice bar,
  3. slice of the pie,
  4. slice-of-life,
  5. sliced,
  6. slick,
  7. slick as a whistle,
  8. slicken,
  9. slickenside,
  10. slicker

Origin of slicer

First recorded in 1520–30; slice + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for slicer

slicer

/ (ˈslaɪsə) /

noun

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

slicer

n.

1520s, agent noun from slice (v.).

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