Side vs Slice - What's the difference?

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As a proper noun side

is an ancient city on a small peninsula on the mediterranean coast of anatolia, settled by greeks from cyme.

As a noun slice is

that which is thin and broad.

As a verb slice is

to cut into slices.

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side

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) side, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A bounding straight edge of a two-dimensional shape.
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  • A flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face.
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  • One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=We expressed our readiness, and in ten minutes were in the station wagon, rolling rapidly down the long drive, for it was then after nine.
  • *, chapter=23
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The slightest effort made the patient cough. He would stand leaning on a stick and holding a hand to his side , and when the paroxysm had passed it left him shaking.}}
  • A region in a specified position with respect to something.
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  • *:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
  • One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)
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  • One possible aspect of a concept, person or thing.
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  • One set of competitors in a game.
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  • A sports team.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1988, author=Ken Jones, coauthor=Crown, Pat Welton, title=Soccer skills & tactics, page=9
  • , passage=Newly promoted, they were top of the First Division and unbeaten when they took on a Manchester United side that had been revitalized by a new manager,
  • *{{quote-news, year=2011, date=September 28, author=Jon Smith, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Valencia 1-1 Chelsea , passage=It was no less than Valencia deserved after dominating possession in the final 20 minutes although Chelsea defended resolutely and restricted the Spanish side to shooting from long range.}}
  • *2011 , Nick Cain, Greg Growden, Rugby Union For Dummies , UK Edition, 3rd Edition, p.220:
  • *:Initially, the English, Welsh, Scots and Irish unions refused to send national sides', preferring instead to send touring ' sides like the Barbarians, the Penguins, the Co-Optimists, the Wolfhounds, Crawshays Welsh, and the Public School Wanderers.
  • A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.
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  • * Landor
  • *:We have not always been of thesame side in politics.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • *:sets the passions on the side of truth
  • Sidespin; english
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  • A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched (lb).
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  • A dish that accompanies the main course; a side dish.
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  • A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
  • * Milton
  • *:To sit upon thy father David's throne, / By mother's side thy father.
  • Synonyms
    * (bounding straight edge of an object) edge * (flat surface of an object) face * (left or right half) half * (surface of a sheet of paper) page * (region in a specified position with respect to something) * (one possible aspect of a concept) * (set of opponents in a game) team * (group having a particular allegiance in a war) * (television channel) channel, station (US)
    Derived terms
    * * aside * countryside * driverside * five-a-side * guide on the side * hillside * inside * mountainside * offside * other side * outside * quayside * riverside * roadside * seaside * sideband * sideboard * sideburn, sideburns * side by side * sidecar * side dish * side effect * side issue * sidekick * sidelight * sideline * sidelong * side on * side-saddle, sidesaddle * side scroller * side-splitting * side street * sideswipe * sidetrack * sidewalk * sidewall * sideways * sidewinder * split one's sides * take sides * topside * underside * upside

    Verb

    (sid)
  • To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"
  • Which will you side with , good or evil?
  • * 1597 , Francis Bacon, Essays – "Of Great Place":
  • All rising to great place is by a winding star; and if there be factions, it is good to side a man's self, whilst he is in the rising, and to balance himself when he is placed.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • All side in parties, and begin the attack.
  • * 1958 , Archer Fullingim, The Kountze [Texas] News, August 28, 1958 :
  • How does it feel... to... side in with those who voted against you in 1947?
  • To lean on one side.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • (obsolete) To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
  • * Spenser
  • His blind eye that sided Paridell.
  • (obsolete) To suit; to pair; to match.
  • (Clarendon)
  • (shipbuilding) To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
  • To furnish with a siding.
  • to side a house
    Synonyms
    * (ally oneself) * take side
    Derived terms
    * side with * siding
    See also
    * ally * alliance * join in

    Statistics

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    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) side, syde, syd, from (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Being on the left or right, or toward the left or right; lateral.
  • * Dryden
  • One mighty squadron with a side wind sped.
  • Indirect; oblique; incidental.
  • a side''' issue; a '''side view or remark
  • * Hooker
  • The law hath no side respect to their persons.
  • Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.
  • * Laneham
  • His gown had side sleeves down to mid leg.
    (Shakespeare)
  • (Scotland) Far; distant.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) side, syde, from (etyl) . See above.

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Widely; wide; far.
  • Anagrams

    * 1000 English basic words ----

    slice

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which is thin and broad.
  • A thin, broad piece cut off.
  • a slice''' of bacon''; ''a '''slice''' of cheese''; ''a '''slice of bread
  • amount
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 28 , author=Owen Phillips , title=Sunderland 0 - 2 Blackpool , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Blackpool, chasing a seventh win in 17 league matches, simply could not contain Sunderland's rampant attack and had to resort to a combination of last-ditch defending, fine goalkeeping and a large slice of fortune. }}
  • A piece of pizza.
  • * 2010 , Andrea Renzoni, ?Eric Renzoni, Fuhgeddaboudit! (page 22)
  • For breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the best Guido meal is a slice and a Coke.
  • (British) A snack consisting of pastry with savoury filling.
  • I bought a ham and cheese slice at the service station.
  • A broad, thin piece of plaster.
  • A knife with a thin, broad blade for taking up or serving fish; also, a spatula for spreading anything, as paint or ink.
  • A salver, platter, or tray.
  • A plate of iron with a handle, forming a kind of chisel, or a spadelike implement, variously proportioned, and used for various purposes, as for stripping the planking from a vessel's side, for cutting blubber from a whale, or for stirring a fire of coals; a slice bar; a peel; a fire shovel.
  • One of the wedges by which the cradle and the ship are lifted clear of the building blocks to prepare for launching.
  • (printing) A removable sliding bottom to a galley.
  • (golf) A shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the right. See fade, hook, draw
  • (Australia, NZ) A class of heavy cakes or desserts made in a tray and cut out into squarish slices.
  • (medicine) A section of image taken of an internal organ using MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computed tomography), or various forms of x-ray.
  • (falconry) A hawk's or falcon's dropping which squirts at an angle other than vertical. (See mute.)
  • Derived terms

    * hyperslice

    Verb

    (slic)
  • To cut into slices.
  • Slice the cheese thinly.
  • To cut with an edge utilizing a drawing motion.
  • The knife left sliced his arm.
  • (golf) To hit a shot that slices (travels from left to right for a right-handed player).
  • (soccer)
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 22 , author=Sam Sheringham , title=Aston Villa 1 - 2 West Brom , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Chris Brunt sliced the spot-kick well wide but his error was soon forgotten as Olsson headed home from a corner. }}
  • To clear (e.g. a fire, or the grate bars of a furnace) by means of a slice bar.
  • Derived terms

    * sliceable

    Anagrams

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