Definition of 'sliver'
Example sentences containing 'sliver'
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Stud larger cuts with slivers of bacon fat to keep it moist and tender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The apple had been sliced into tiny slivers. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Add the green slivers of spring onion before serving. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Slice the sea bass at an angle into slivers as thin as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Peel the ginger and slice in small slivers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But that was then and now slivers of hope dangle by threads. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Cut slivers of marzipan over the top and dust with saffron. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Peel and finely chop the garlic and peel the ginger and cut it into thin slivers. The Sun (2013)As things stand it has offered him a sliver of hope. The Sun (2014)Only a thin sliver of the elite would dream of attending university. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He sits in the dark by a window with a sliver of light for a portrait mocking this apparent metaphor. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Add a sliver of cold butter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They're here for the slivers of cheese that lie on the table before them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is only a tiny little sliver of a piece that's missing. Christianity Today (2000)Peel and chop the garlic, chop the parsley and chop the almonds into slivers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Shake and pour, adding a sliver of lemon peel to the glass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Generations of Italians snacking on young tender beans and slivers of the cheese can't be wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I think it is a smaller sliver of history that will have so many of us dancing at street parties or on river boats this weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The tea was passed round, the pancakes and scones, the potato scones rolled round slivers of cheese. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Add the almond slivers and stir to combine, then place in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up. The Sun (2014)Why, when all I own is this little sliver of soap? Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'sliver'
Used Occasionally. sliver is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sliver'
British English: sliver NOUN
A sliver of something is a small thin piece or amount of it.
Not a sliver of glass remains where the windows were.
Definition of sliver from the Collins English Dictionary
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