- 1a thin flat piece of food that has been cut off a larger piece a slice of bread Cut the meat into thin slices. a gin and tonic with a slice of lemon
- 2 (informal) a part or share of something Our firm is well placed to grab a large slice of the market. The rent for my room was a large slice out of my budget. With this win, they can claim a slice of history. Every organization in the land has tried to claim a slice of the cash from the new fund.
- 3 a kitchen utensil (= tool) that you use to lift and serve pieces of food a fish slice
- 4(sport) (in golf, tennis, etc.) a stroke that makes the ball spin to one side rather than going straight ahead Idioms
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a share of something such as money, profits, etc.
a piece/slice/share of the piejump to other results
a movie, play, or book that gives a very realistic view of ordinary life
a slice of lifejump to other results