from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from slit.
  • See Illust. (i) of sile.
  • A machine used by lapidaries for slicing stones, usually by means of a revolving disk, called a slicer, supplied with diamond powder.
  • one of a pair of rollers furnished with ribs entering between similar ribs in the other roller, and cutting like shears, -- used in slitting metals.

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  • verb Present participle of slit.


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