n. A thin broad piece cut off from something: as, a slice of bread or of bacon: often used figuratively.n. A shiver; a splinter.n. Something thin and broad.n. In printing:n. A small spade-shaped iron tool with which printing-ink is taken out of a tub and conveyed to an ink-trough or -fountain.n. The sliding bottom of a slice-galley.n. A bar used by whalers to strip fish with.n. A tapering piece of plank driven between the timbers of a ship before planking. Also called slicer.n. A wedge driven under the keel of a ship when launching.n. A bar with a chisel or spear-headed end, used for stripping off the sheathing or planking of ships.n. A utensil for turning over meat in the frying-pan and for similar purposes. The form is like that of a trowel, the blade being three or four inches wide, twice as long, and often pierced with holes. Also called turn-over.n. A broad, thin knife, usually of silver, for dividing and serving fish at table. Also called fish-slice.n. A bakers' shovel or peel.n. A salver, platter, or tray.To cut into slices, or relatively broad, thin pieces: as, to slice bread, bacon, or an apple.To remove in the form of a slice: sometimes with off or out: as, to slice off a piece of something.To cut; divide.[In the following passage the word is used interjectionally, with no clear meaning.n. n. A mill or machine for slitting or dividing gems.n. In golf, the side spin imparted to a ball which causes it to curve to the right in the case of a right-handed player, or the reverse in the case of a left-handed player.In golf, to draw the face of the club across (the ball) from right to left in the act of hitting it, the result being that it will travel with a curve toward the right; or the reverse for a left-handed player. W. Park, Jr., Game of Golf, glossary.To break with a bar. Bituminous coal, when burned, fuses and forms a solid mass which must be broken up in this manner.In golf, to cause the ball, when struck with the club, to curve from left to right in the case of a right-handed player, or the reverse in the case of a left-handed player.