slice-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: a portion, percentage or allotment of a whole

Commentary: SLICE[+quantity][+allotment][+percentage]

Local authorities control a huge slice of the public funds.
They wanted a slice of the action.
The photos portray some fairly seedy slices of society.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a serving of food, a piece

Commentary: SLICE[+quantity][+allotment][+serving][+piece][+food]
NOTE: a narrow, restricted sense of Sense 1

Will you have another slice of peach pie?
Bob ate the last slice of pizza.
Take slices of bread and butter both sides.
The film is a slice of life. (figurative extension)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a narrow, deep cut on something

Commentary: SLICE[+entity][+structure][+opening][+cut][+narrow]

The surgeon made a four-inch slice across the patient's lower abdomen.
John got a nasty slice on his leg from the cat scratching him.
Betty made several slices in the top pie crust before putting it into the oven.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a golf shot that curves inadvertently

Commentary: SLICE[+action][+shot][+golf][+curved][+inadvertent]

Golf lessons helped eliminate the slice in Bob's golf shots.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: flat thin pieces of something

Commentary: SLICE[+form][+flat][+thin][+piece][+whole]

The pathologist looked at small slices of the tissue under a microscope.
The jeweler made vertical slices of the gemstones with a laser.
Lay the slices of dough across the pie in a crisscross fashion. (Note: -not- a serving of dough (sense 2), but a structurally useful bit of it)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: a wedge-shaped spatula

Commentary: SLICE[+entity][+artifact][+implement][+wedge][+spatula][+paint/+food]

Use a slice to apply the paint to the wall in order to create the effect of plaster.
Sally cut and served the smoked trout with a fish slice.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6