American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Bitingly critical or satiric: slashing wit.
- adj. Dashing; pelting: a slashing hailstorm.
- adj. Brilliant; intense: slashing colors.
- n. The act of swinging a stick at an opponent in ice hockey or lacrosse, in violation of the rules.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A slash or pane in a garment.
- n. In milit. engin., the felling of trees so that their tops shall fall toward the enemy, and thus prevent or retard his approach; also (in singular or plural), the trees thus felled: same as abatis, 1.
- n. plural Trees or branches cut down by woodmen. Also slashes.
- That cuts and slashes at random; recklessly or unmercifully severe; that cuts right and left indiscriminately: as, a slashing criticism or article.
- Dashing; recklessly rapid: as, a slashing gait.
- Very big; great; slapping.
- n. The sizing, drying, and beaming of cotton warp for weaving on a machine called a slasher.
- v. present participle of slash.
- adj. as if striking with slashing blows
“Amber, does a really good job of getting the defense to shift in transition, what we call slashing the floor, slicing the floor, and I think Robinson does a great job of that.”
“In this case, it would seem that every city would have an immediate interest in slashing transit services.”
“More private reflections, as his memoir takes shape in slashing longhand on legal pads, have opened a second front against Cheney's White House partner of eight years, George W. Bush.”
“If Messrs. Cameron and Osborne stick to their plan, and if Britain's economy continues to recover, they may succeed in slashing the budget deficit to 1.1% of GDP by 2016.”
“Reach for Occam's razor and begin slashing like Norman Bates.”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period SJ 5: 50 Christian Ehrhoff hooking minor TB 12: 25 Jeff Halpern roughing minor SJ 12: 25 Douglas Murray roughing minor TB 14: 05 Vladmir Mihalik tripping minor 2nd period TB 11: 06 Evgeny Artyukhin slashing minor TB 13: 11”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period BUF 1: 02 Jaroslav Spacek hooking minor BUF 10: 24 Jochen Hecht high-sticking minor 2nd period WAS 10: 42 Milan Jurcina hooking minor BUF 18: 47 Andrej Sekera hooking minor WAS 18: 55 Brooks Laich goaltender interference minor BUF 19: 28 Toni Lydman hooking minor 3rd period WAS 4: 52 Alexander Ovechkin slashing minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period TOR 5: 46 Andre Deveaux holding minor ATL 15: 04 Jason Williams hooking minor 2nd period ATL 2: 45 Colby Armstrong tripping minor TOR 9: 11 Mikhail Grabovski tripping minor 3rd period ATL 3: 27 Eric Boulton tripping minor ATL 10: 00 Slava Kozlov roughing minor ATL 11: 57 Eric Perrin slashing minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period TOR 3: 39 Mats Sundin slashing minor 2nd period BUF 6: 09 Dmitri Kalinin hooking minor TOR 10: 05 Jiri Tlusty holding stick minor TOR 18: 41 Hal Gill holding minor 3rd period BUF 1: 55 Toni Lydman tripping minor TOR 5: 59 Jiri Tlusty hooking minor BUF 17: 23 Brian Campbell tripping minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period FLA 8: 41 Olli Jokinen holding minor FLA 9: 44 Jay Bouwmeester slashing minor FLA 14: 22 Jay Bouwmeester hooking minor FLA 15: 19 Steve Montador hooking minor WAS 16: 41 Alexander Ovechkin slashing minor 2nd period WAS 5: 42”
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