slicing

Definitions

  • DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE WHEN PLAYING FOR A SLICE
    DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE WHEN PLAYING FOR A SLICE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slicing the act of cutting into slices
    • n slicing a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

DRIVER AND BRASSY. TOP OF THE SWING WHEN PLAYING FOR A SLICE DRIVER AND BRASSY. TOP OF THE SWING WHEN PLAYING FOR A SLICE
DRIVER AND BRASSY. FINISH WHEN PLAYING FOR A SLICE DRIVER AND BRASSY. FINISH WHEN PLAYING FOR A SLICE
slice of pie slice of pie
U V W X Y Z ALL HAD A LARGE SLICE AND WENT OFF TO BED U V W X Y Z ALL HAD A LARGE SLICE AND WENT OFF TO BED
POKER. SLICE. TONGS POKER. SLICE. TONGS

Quotations

  • Raymond Chandler
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    “He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.”
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    “For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.”
  • George F. Will
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    “Pessimism is as American as apple pie. Frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.”

Idioms

A slice off a cut loaf is never missed - Used colloquially to describe having sexual intercourse with someone who is not a virgin, especially when they are in a relationship. The analogy refers to a loaf of bread; it is not readily apparent, once the end has been removed, exactly how many slices have been taken.('You never miss a slice from a cut loaf' is also used.)
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Best thing since sliced bread - If something is the best thing since sliced bread, it is excellent. ('The greatest thing since sliced bread' is also used.)
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It's been a slice - (USA) When someone leaves and you have said your goodbyes it is usually the last thing you may say..........It's been a slice. I use it after a visit where we have had a good time.
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Usage

In literature:

He saw their round little eyes and stiff tails as he squeezed his slice of lemon over them.
""Contemptible"" by "Casualty"
He was rapidly slicing out a cave.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Butter a slice of the white bread on one side and do the same with a brown slice.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
His patient sucked slices of lemon.
"Food Remedies" by Florence Daniel
Just as he had cut a large slice out of the mutton, there came a tremendous rap at the door.
"The Ontario Readers" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Five weeks later Feather was giving a very little dinner in the slice of a house.
"Robin" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Cut up an onion, rub the wart with each slice, and bury all the slices.
"Current Superstitions" by Various
These speculators offer for sale greasy soup, slices of horse, and every species of alcoholic drink.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
Then he sliced off the ears and put them into his wallet, and threw the head and the body back into the lake.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
We just started on the first one we came to, slicing the down-hanging branches away to get at the trunk and then going to work on that.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
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In poetry:

"Well, if that's so, I'll learn to pray,
I'll take your kind advice,--
But if you are my brother,
Give me just one thicker slice.
"The Dean's Brother" by John Hartley
Rest, goddess, from all broils! I bless thy name
Dear kitchen-nymph, as ever eyes did glut on!
I'd give thee all I have, my slice of fame,
If thou, dear shade! could'st give one slice of mutton.
"Reflections of A Poet: On Being Invited To A Great Dinner" by Thomas Gent
It's some likes the yeller-core, and some likes the red.
And it's some says "The Little Californy" is the best;
But the sweetest slice of all I ever wedged in my head,
Is the old "Edingburg Mounting-sprout," of the west
"Wortermelon Time" by James Whitcomb Riley
And old Simon the landlord was at the head of the table,
Cutting slices of beef as quick as he was able;
And one of the soldiers was of rather superior rank,
And on his dress trinkets of gold and silver together did clank.
"Jack o' the Cudgel" by William Topaz McGonagall
Don't you see the ousemaids (pooty POLLIES and MARIES),
Ven ve bring our urdigurdis, smiling from the hairies?
Then they come out vith a slice o' cole puddn or a bit o' bacon or so
And give it us young horgin-boys for lunch afore we go.
"The Organ-Boy’s Appeal" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Let’s try: a huge, clumsy, turn then
of the creaking helm, and, see - Earth floats free. Take heart, O men.
Slicing like a plough through the sea,
Earth, to us, we know, even in Lethe’s icy fen,
has been worth a dozen heavens’ eternity.
"Brothers, let us glorify freedom’s twilight" by Osip Emilevich Mandelstam

In news:

Get whipped with another hi-def slice of Dario Argento .
3 large pears, cored and sliced.
Slice the mozzarella into eight slices.
Cup red California seedless grapes, quartered or sliced.
10 SLICES DIETZ AND WATSON LONDON BROIL.
Of course, you could grab a slice of pizza or wait in line for some foil-wrapped chicken parmigiana and call it dinner.
The lofty Centerpoint Condominium towers broke ground in 2005 and were supposed to give downtown Tempe its own slice of Manhattan.
1 pound rhubarb, trimmed and sliced 1/2-inch thick (about 4 cups).
2 slices cooked, crisp, thick-cut bacon.
4 slices bread cut into cubes.
36 TysonÆ Natural Hickory Smoked Home-Style Bacon, gas-flushed, fresh, 10-14 slices, flat pack, 15-lb.
Bakers get a slice of the money pie as well.
Or, rather, a slice of the cake.
Get whipped with another hi-def slice of Dario Argento.
Slice chicken into 1/4-inch slices across the grain.
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In science:

In the five-dimensional picture, the coordinate transformation to transfer from flat slicing of Minkowski to an FRW slicing is non-local, and so the Poincar´e symmetry expressed in the five-dimensional FRW slicing does not have the similar close form as in de Sitter.
de Sitter Galileon
Note that the generators of I hti (resp. eI hti ) are those slice (not necessarily slice) minors of M for which one of the two components that varies is i ∈ [t].
Minimal primes of ideals arising from conditional independence statements
Re and σ , and compare these values through the FP, we find no correlation between merger redshift and stellar mass-to-light ratio in the lower four FP slices, while the vast ma jority of the galaxies in the highest FP slice have low merger redshifts and low mass-to-light-ratios (Figure 8).
The Effect of Major Mergers on Age and Metallicity Across the Fundamental Plane
While galaxies that have very low merger redshifts tend to lie in the highest FP slice and have low mass-to-light ratios, there is no correlation between merger redshift and mass-to-light ratio in the other FP slices.
The Effect of Major Mergers on Age and Metallicity Across the Fundamental Plane
The upper panel of each pair displays a slice at the best fitting Tout , whilst the best fit inclination defines the slice in the lower panel.
Constraints on the Lifetimes of Disks Resulting from Tidally Destroyed Rocky Planetary Bodies
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