|Origin:||esclice 'thin piece broken off', from esclicier 'to splinter'|
a thin flat piece of food cut from a larger piece
a thin slice of ham
Cut the tomatoes into slices.
a part or share of something
Everybody wants a slice of the profits.
3 British EnglishDFU
a kitchen tool used for lifting and serving pieces of food [= spatula American English]
a way of hitting the ball in sports such as tennis or golf, that makes the ball go to one side with a spinning movement, rather than straight ahead
a film, play, or book which shows life as it really is