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slice

[slīs]
Etymology: OFr, esclice
(in tomography) a cross-sectional plane of the body selected for imaging.

slice

Drug slang
An eighth of an ounce of marijuana (derived from pizza, which is generally divided into 8 slices).

Imaging
(1) CT term for a single-imaged region.
(2) MRI term for the planar or selected image region.

slice

Imaging A popular term for a collimation scan interval in CT or equivalent in MRI

slice,

n in cavity preparation a straight-line (plane) cut that removes a thin layer from an axial convexity.
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As soon as the mass is firm and sliceable, manufacturers can create a wide variety of forms and shapes, from slices to strips or cubes.
The loaf becomes more sliceable as it cools and is even better fried the next day.
Pies, chicken portions, slices of vegetable or meat loaf and sliceable cakes are also always good bets.