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 sliver ['slivә]   添加此单词到默认生词本
n. 裂片, 薄片, 梳毛

vt. 切成长片

vi. 剖开, 分裂




    sliver
    [ noun ]
    1. a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

    2. <noun.object>
      he got a splinter in his finger
      it broke into slivers
    3. a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

    4. <noun.object>
    [ verb ]
    1. divide into slivers or splinters

    2. <verb.social> splinter
    3. break up into splinters or slivers

    4. <verb.change>
      splinter
      The wood splintered
    5. form into slivers

    6. <verb.change>
      sliver wood


    Sliver \Sliv"er\, n.
    1. A long piece cut or rent off; a sharp, slender fragment,
    as of glass; a splinter.
    [1913 Webster +PJC]

    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. pl. Bait made of pieces of small fish. Cf. {Kibblings}.
    [Local, U.S.] --Bartlett.

    sliver \sliv"er\ (sl[i^]v"[~e]r or sl[imac]"v[~e]r; 277), v. t.
    [imp. & p. p. {slivered} (sl[i^]v"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {slivering}.] [See {Slive}, v. t.]
    To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small
    pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver
    wood. --Shak.

    They 'll sliver thee like a turnip. --Sir W.
    Scott.

    1. Biden and Bryant both stressed that criminals represent only a tiny sliver of the Asian-American community. "Most Asian-Americans are hard-working, law-abiding, patriotic citizens," Bryant said.
    2. But what happens when that sliver (or, as CBS more technically puts it, that "notch") of sound is removed?
    3. A small sliver over the Indian Ocean is the only part of the shuttle orbit blocked from contact.
    4. Given the crowded field, whoever wins may end up doing so with only a sliver of the total vote.
    5. That sliver was acquired by the Robert Bass Group a few years ago when Cablevision bought Bass's 313,000-subscriber Wometco cable system, increasing its subscriber base by nearly 50% in the deal.
    6. First remove what a CBS spokesman called a "sliver of sound" from the music recorded on every CD (and presumably from the music on LPs and cassettes as well).
    7. Saudi Arabia's version of the Red Cross relief organization is the Red Crescent society, marked by a red sliver of the moon.
    8. Not one sliver of evidence exists that the permissive Reagan merger policies hurt consumers.
    9. "I looked up from the sink and I just saw the whole building explode," she said. "I told the boys to run and as Joshua turned a sliver of glass embedded itself in his back.
    10. This sliver of mountainous ('nagorno') territory has been home to Armenians for centuries.
    11. On copyrighted recordings, a tiny sliver of sound would be removed.
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