1a thin, broad piece of food, such as bread, meat, or cake, cut from a larger portion:four slices of bread potato slices a portion or share of something:local authorities control a huge slice of public spending 2a utensil with a broad, flat blade for lifting foods such as cake and fish.
3 Golf a stroke which makes the ball curve away to the right (for a left-handed player, the left). (in other sports) a shot or stroke made with glancing contact so that the ball travels forward spinning. 1cut (something, especially food) into slices:slice the onion into rings (as adjective sliced)a sliced loaf
(slice something off/from
) cut something from (something larger) with a sharp implement:he sliced a corner from a fried egg figurativehe sliced 70 seconds off the record
cut with or as if with a sharp implement:the bomber’s wings were slicing the air with some efficiency [no object]:the blade sliced into his palm [no object, with adverbial of direction] move easily and quickly:Grimsby sliced through Swindon’s defence
2 Golf strike (the ball) or play (a stroke) so that the ball curves away to the right (for a left-handed player, the left): Duval sliced his ball into the water to the right of the green (in other sports) propel (the ball) with a glancing contact so that it travels forward spinning:Evans went and sliced a corner into his own net