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Definition of Sliver


  1. To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood.
  2. A long piece cut ot rent off; a sharp, slender fragment; a splinter.
  3. A strand, or slender roll, of cotton or other fiber in a loose, untwisted state, produced by a carding machine and ready for the roving or slubbing which preceeds spinning.
  4. Bait made of pieces of small fish. Cf. Kibblings.
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Sliver Translations

sliver in German is Splitter, splittern
sliver in Italian is scheggiare
sliver in Spanish is rodajita, lonchita