slice noun

ADJ. big, generous, great, huge, large, thick | considerable, fair, significant, sizeable, substantial They spend a fair slice of the budget on research and development. | small, thin | cheese, lemon, pizza, etc.

VERB + SLICE cut She cut a thin slice of lemon.

PREP. in ~s The sausage is also sold pre-packed in slices. | ~ of a slice of toast The agency takes a large slice of the profits.

PHRASES cut sth into slices He cut the meat into thick slices.