• WordNet 3.6
    • n slicer knife especially designed for slicing particular foods, as cheese
    • n slicer a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade
    • n slicer a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Slicer One who, or that which, slices; specifically, the circular saw of the lapidary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n slicer One who or that which slices. Specifically— In gem-cutting, same as slitting-mill, 2.
    • n slicer The name of various machines and appliances used in cutting bread, smoked beef, potatoes, etc., into thin slices. The simplest form is a horizontal knife set in a wooden frame; in another the knife is pivoted; still others employ revolving cutters.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Slicer one who, or that which, slices: a broad, flat knife
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. esclice—Old High Ger. slīzan, to split.


In literature:

Ha, that was a slicer!
"Burlesques" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The rotary hand slicer is adapted for use on a very wide range of material.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
Most slicers dry-garden excellently.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
Cut the heads of cabbage into quarters and shred on a cabbage slicer, or cutter.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
If you have a vegetable slicer it can be used for slicing the beans.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
On the large scale a machine, on the principle of the turnip slicer, might be employed.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Pare potatoes, and slice thin as wafers, either with a potato-slicer or a thin-bladed, very sharp knife.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
Thomas R. Slicer compared with, xi, 83.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Doctor Slicer got tails, but lost his nerve before he reached the barber's, and so still clings to his beauty-mark.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
In my books, which happen to be the old books in this case, the accomplice is every bit as guilty as the man with the slicer.
"The Night of the Long Knives" by Fritz Reuter Leiber

In news:

MILWAUKEE- Mouse and rat droppings , a dirty deli slicer, flies -- what's going on in one north side restaurant.
A dispute over the US government's attempt to buy three griddles , a food slicer and a skillet may result in as much as $3 billion in additional federal spending each year with companies owned by veterans.
Find out how to choose the best sharpener for your slicer.
Slicer is available in a half-rimless design made of aluminum in two slightly different shapes and features Flex Hinge hinges.
Subway-ad slicer 'cuts loose' again.
Suitable for all types of bone-in and boneless fresh, cooked or tempered meat, poultry and seafood, the Holac Sect 28 CT continuous, high-volume slicer can slice naturally shaped or formed product.
MIDDLEBURY — The family and friends of the late Donna Mae Slicer will celebrate her life Saturday, Aug 18, at 11 am at the Middlebury United Methodist Church.
Jackson, Michigan, Arby's employee calls slicer a hazard.
Recently in an effort to respond to the outbreak of serious consumer illness with regard to retail, or deli, sliced meat and cheese products, the FDA has recommended that food retail slicers be cleaned and sanitized every four hours.
Martha's Must-Haves: Wusthof Emeril Hollow-Edge Slicer .
Hinds-Bock's tabletop cake slicer has a small footprint and can slice cake rounds up to half-sheet cakes.
"The slicer could be a lower-cost alternative to tub grinders or expensive TMR mixers designed to preprocess big bales," says Foster, who plans to sell slicers for about $7,000 each.
The chefs improvise, using meat slicers, spatulas, graters, pizza cutters and other sharp objects to do their work.
Whether you are using the Report Filter or the new Excel 2010 Slicer feature in a pivot table, there is really no good way to change the filter with a formula.
A 21-year-old Langley man is accused of burglarizing the home of his adoptive father and stealing a truck, tires, a meat slicer, ladders and a DVD player, court records state.

In science:

The UVES setup was the same as described in Paper I except that no image slicer was applied when imaging the star onto the 0.7 arcsec wide entrance slit.
Sulphur and zinc abundances in Galactic halo stars revisited
Imaging spectroscopy in the infrared can be achieved using different techniques , a long slit grating spectrometer with or without an image slicer (integral field unit), a Fabry-Perot (FP) and an imaging Fourier transform Spectrometer (IFTS).
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
ESPaDOnS is fiber fed from the Cassegrain to Coud´e focus where the fiber image is pro jected onto a Bowen-Walraven slicer at the spectrograph entrance.
Thirty New Low-Mass Spectroscopic Binaries
The spectrograph has an integral field design using an image slicer to divide the field spatially.
Mid-infrared astronomy with the E-ELT: Performance of METIS