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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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Once you have taken the first slice off you repeat the process all the way round and if you use the line where the white skin (pith) meets the orange fruit then this is a perfect guide.
In-mold guillotines can also be used to remove domes and slice off redundant features in molded parts.
Cut a slice off both ends of the aubergines and slice the rest of the aubergines into round slices about 1.
Then he doused the bees with calming chemicals and insecticides, and used blades to slice off chunks of the honeycomb.
Since the plan here is long and very narrow, it was audacious to chop a slice off the width and make it thinner still.
The solution is not to keep them in better conditions, but to slice off their tails with pliers or hot docking irons.
Stand the peppers upright; if necessary, cut a small slice off the bottom so that they're stable.