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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument; A punctuation mark used to separate related items of information; An open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind);

Usage examples (36)
  • The term slash comes from the way those stories were labeled with a slash (K/S) instead of an ampersand.
  • There was a time when the term slash and burn brought to mind a form of shifting cultivation practised from ancient times.
  • Obama had denounced what he called slash and burn politics just last Sunday.
  • Some of the sites, of course, contain slash fiction. for more
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