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sliver

sliv´er   Pronunciation: slĭv´ẽr or slī´vẽr; 277
v. t.1.To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood.
[imp. & p. p. slivered (slĭv"ẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. slivering.]
They 'll sliver thee like a turnip.
- Sir W. Scott.
n.1.A long piece cut or rent off; a sharp, slender fragment, as of glass; a splinter.
2.A strand, or slender roll, of cotton or other fiber in a loose, untwisted state, produced by a carding machine and ready for the roving or slubbing which preceeds spinning.
3.Bait made of pieces of small fish. Cf. Kibblings.
Noun1.sliver - a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it flew into flinders"
Synonyms: splinter, flinders
2.sliversliver - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
Synonyms: paring, shaving
Verb1.sliver - divide into slivers or splinters
Synonyms: splinter
2.sliver - break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"
Synonyms: splinter
3.sliver - form into slivers; "sliver wood"
bit, black sheep, blemish, butt, carve, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, collop, crumb, cut, cutting, dollop, end, flake, foreign body, foreign intruder, fragment, gob, gobbet, haggle, hunk, impurity, intruder, lump, misfit, modicum, moiety, monkey wrench, morceau, morsel, mote, nip, oddball, paring, particle, patch, piece, rasher, scoop, scrap, shard, shave, shaving, shiver, shred, slice, slip, smithereen, snack, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, speck, splinter, stitch, stone, stump, tag, tatter, weed
Translate sliver to German, Translate sliver to French
Browse
Slipthrift
slipway
SLiRP
Slish
Slit
slit trench
slit-shell
slither
slithering
slithery
slitter
slitting
slitting file
slitting mill
slitting roller
Slive
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slivery
slivovitz
SLLIC
SLMR
Slo-Bid
sloakan
sloam
Sloanea
Sloanea jamaicensis
sloat
slob
Slobber
slobber over
Slobberer
Slobbery
Slock
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