Origin of sliver
OTHER WORDS FROM sliversliv·er·like, adjective
Words nearby sliver
How to use sliver in a sentence
The projects Metro is targeting this time around are a sliver of a nearly $23 billion budget for capital projects that stretches 10 years.Metro seeks bond sales to raise $360 million for capital projects|Justin George|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
There’s only been like a sliver, like two, maybe, that have taken any money from Amazon to spend in the retail media space.Walmart’s DSP will help it compete for advertisers, but won’t rob ad dollars from Amazon|Kate Kaye|February 4, 2021|Digiday
Experts believe the federal tally of nearly 500 variant cases across 32 states — including the strains first found in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil — is a sliver of the real picture.U.S. response to coronavirus variants emphasizes masks and vaccines instead of lockdowns|Fenit Nirappil, Brittany Shammas|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
“So we are excited to have a sliver of live performance and try to provide that source of inspiration that will help remind people that we are all here, we’re all Americans, we are all working to get through this,” he said.
Get rid of soap slivers, nearly empty bottles and dried up nail polish.Hints From Heloise: Family needs to get on board to keep bathroom ship shape|Heloise Heloise|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
There was some small sliver of hope that Democrats could regain some lost ground in 2016 with Hillary Clinton on the ballot.
The governor with at least a tiny sliver of a heart is gone.Arkansas’s Blue Collar Social Conservatives Don’t Know What’s Coming|Monica Potts|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if he can stabilize this sliver of the country, it could prevent another devastating war.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leaving the OR that night, I looked up the clear sky, at the flocks of white seagulls and a sliver of crescent moon.
Despite name ID and fluent Spanish (there was a sizable Hispanic population in the area), he lost by a sliver.
I took a look around, trying to find a sliver of light that would reveal the part of the building in which the men were hiding.
There was Old Slade, from over on the bluff opposite, slyly cutting a sliver of salt fish from one in the bale upon which he sat.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
I have heard noises something like them in sawmills when the circular saw happened to strike a sliver.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
Once it raised its head and a sliver of flesh shook from its teeth before the face dropped again to devour.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
In his hand he had a stone knife—you know, a thin, sharp sliver of some obsidian-like stuff same as they make arrow-heads out of.The Red One|Jack London