Associations to the word «Slash»


SLASH, noun. A swift cut with a blade, particularly with fighting weapons as a sword, saber, knife etc.
SLASH, noun. A swift striking movement.
SLASH, noun. The symbol /, also called diagonal, separatrix, shilling mark, solidus, stroke, virgule. Also sometimes known as a forward slash, particularly in computing.
SLASH, noun. (British) (slang) A pee, a trip to the toilet to urinate
SLASH, noun. Slash fiction.
SLASH, noun. (vulgar) (slang) The female genitalia
SLASH, noun. (ice hockey) A quick and hard lateral strike with a hockey stick, usually across the arms or legs.
SLASH, noun. (US) (dialect) swampy or wet lands overgrown with bushes
SLASH, noun. (forestry) Coarse, fine woody debris generated during logging operations or through wind, snow, etc.
SLASH, noun. An opening or gap in a forest made by wind, fire, or other destructive agency.
SLASH, noun. (fashion) An opening in an item of clothing to show skin or a contrasting fabric underneath.
SLASH, verb. To cut violently across something with a blade such as knife, sword, scythe, etc.
SLASH, verb. (ice hockey) to strike laterally with a hockey stick. usually across the legs or arms
SLASH, verb. (transitive) to reduce sharply
SLASH, verb. To lash with a whip.
SLASH, verb. To crack or snap (e.g. a whip).
SLASH, conjunction. Used to connect two or more identities in a list.
SLASH, conjunction. Used to list alternatives.
SLASH AND BURN, adjective. Rough, coarse and lacking finesse, performed with little skill.
SLASH AND BURN, noun. A technique in agriculture where plant matter is roughly cut down and then burned over to prepare fields for the next crop.
SLASH AND BURN, verb. To apply the slash and burn technique.
SLASH DUPE, noun. Synonym of scratchprint.
SLASH FICTION, noun. A work of fiction (especially fanfiction) based on celebrities or fictional characters involved in a romantic and/or sexual relationship, especially where the sexual orientation of a (usually straight) canonical character has been changed.
SLASH FICTIONS, noun. Plural of slash fiction
SLASH LINE, noun. (baseball) The batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging average of a batter or team when expressed together, separated by slashes.
SLASH LINE, noun. (baseball) The batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging average of batters that have had plate appearances against a pitcher or team.
SLASH PILE, noun. (construction) Accumulated debris from cutting brush or trimming trees.
SLASH PINE, noun. Pinus elliottii, a pine tree native to the southeastern United States.
SLASH PINES, noun. Plural of slash pine
SLASH PRINT, noun. Synonym of scratchprint.

Dictionary definition

SLASH, noun. A wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut".
SLASH, noun. An open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind).
SLASH, noun. A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
SLASH, noun. A strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument.
SLASH, verb. Cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete.
SLASH, verb. Beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced".
SLASH, verb. Cut open; "she slashed her wrists".
SLASH, verb. Cut drastically; "Prices were slashed".
SLASH, verb. Move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain