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slice in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsliceslice1 /slaɪs/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 slice_pizza.jpg DFPIECEa thin flat piece of food cut from a larger pieceslice of 🔊 a slice of bread 🔊 pizza slicesthin/thick slice 🔊 a thin slice of ham 🔊 Cut the tomatoes into slices.see thesaurus at piece2 PARTa part or share of somethingslice of 🔊 Everybody wants a slice of the profits.3 fish slice4 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 ahead5 a slice of lifeCOLLOCATIONSadjectivesa thin sliceServe it with thin slices of bread and butter.a thick sliceCut the aubergine into thick slices.a large/big sliceHe was eating a large slice of chocolate cake.a small sliceShe politely accepted a small slice of pie.a generous slice (=thick or big)He cut Donald a generous slice of ham.verbscut a sliceHe cut another slice of bread.cut something into slicesCut the orange into thin slices.
Examples from the Corpus
sliceSpread the bread with the ginger and roll each slice up into a roll.Place four slices of pear on top, then cover each one with a slice of cheese.The beef was carved into slices so thin you could almost see through them.Mitchell squirmed; blades of fever took short looping slices at his nervous system.''Would you like some more toast?'' ''Just one more slice, please.''To serve, set several orange slices alongside a slice of chocolate cake.I admired the thick slices of plum cake arranged on the plate.Cut the roast into thin slices.Traditionally, this cooling requirement has been accomplished using slices of solid carbon dioxide, better known as dry ice.Up ahead, the lights and sounds of the road were a thin vertical slice of freedom.Line 9-inch pie pan with 1 / 2 dough and arrange yam slices on it.Cut ... into slicesCut whole lemons into slices, open-freeze on trays, then pack into polythene bags.Pare fine strips of rind from the remaining lemons, and cut each lemon into slices.Unmould the stuffing, cut it into slices and serve with the duck.The lettuce was cut up into slices and had a mustard with small teeth inside it.