Origin of slicer
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Examples from the Web for slicers
From the washers they are lifted by a conveyor B to a distributor C by which they are conveyed to the cutters or slicers.
- 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 slicers
1520s, agent noun from slice (v.).
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