- slice [slīs]n.[ME < OFr esclice < esclicier, to slice < Frank slizzan, akin to SLIT]1. a relatively thin, broad piece cut from an object having some bulk or volume [a slice of apple]2. a part, portion, or share [a slice of one's earnings]3. any of various implements with a flat, broad blade, as a spatula4.a) the path of a hit ball that curves away to the right from a right-handed player or to the left from a left-handed playerb) a ball that follows such a pathvt.sliced, slicing1. to cut into slices2.a) to cut off as in a slice or slices: often with off, from, away, etc.b) to cut across or through like a knife3. to separate into parts or shares [sliced up the profits]4. to use a SLICE (n. 3) to spread, remove, etc.5. to hit (a ball) in a SLICE (n. 4a)vi.1. to cut (through) like a knife [a plow slicing through the earth]2.a) to be hit in a SLICE (n. 4a)b) to hit a ball in a SLICE (n. 4a)slicern.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.