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slice in Sport topic

sliceslice2 ●●○ verb  1 [transitive] (also slice up)DCUT to cut meat, bread, vegetables etc into thin flat pieceschop Thinly slice the cucumbers. Slice up the onions and add them to the meat. sliced hamsee thesaurus at cut2 [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]CUT to cut something easily with one movement of a sharp knife or edgeslice into/through The blade’s so sharp it could slice through your finger.slice something in two/half Slice the eggs in two and arrange them on a serving dish.3 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]FAST/QUICK to move quickly and easily through something such as water or airslice through/into The boat was slicing through the sparkling waves.4 [transitive]DS to hit a ball, for example in tennis or golf, so that it spins sideways instead of moving straight forward With an open goal in front of him, Wiltord sliced his shot wide of the left post.5 any way you slice it slice something ↔ off→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sliceAllow the bread to cool for at least 45 minutes before slicing.The bullets sliced the dummy in half.One false feint to the groin, then up and round in a semi-arc to slice the enemy between helmet and hauberk.The scalpel sliced the material more smoothly than butter.Wash and slice the mushrooms.Just before you toast the bread, halve, core and thinly slice the pear.Slice the tomatoes about ¼ inch thick.To serve, slice thinly and serve with cornichons and chutney.We were up on the interstate again, slicing through the Louisiana countryside.Rut the Europa took it in its stride, sucking itself to the tarmac and slicing through.slice something in two/halfThe bullets sliced the dummy in half.You are slicing the lemon in half.Or some proctor who can slice some one in two without caring.slice through/intoHe recognized each draught of icy air slicing through cracks in doors made invisible by crowding shadows.Jets sliced through the air high above the Gulf.Laser fire began to slice through the crippled purestrain.We were up on the interstate again, slicing through the Louisiana countryside.You slice through the work force like a hot knife through butter.Cut the slices into three pieces.St Paul was struck by his vision on the road that passed the small saw-mills, whining blades slicing through timber.At the printing stage the four slightly different images are optically sliced into vertical lines.Cool 10 to 15 minutes, then slice into wedges and serve.sliced ... shotHis shirt-tails flapping in the breeze, he faced the green at an angle of forty-five degrees and sliced every shot.It's clearly destructive to your game if your attempt to gain distance instead results in sliced and topped shots.