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Overview of noun slash

The noun slash has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. cut, gash, slash, slice

(a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut")

2. slash

(an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind))

3. solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal, stroke, separatrix

(a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information)

4. slash, gash

(a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument)


Overview of verb slash

The verb slash has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (7) slash, cut down

(cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete)

2. (3) flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce

(beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced")

3. (3) slash, gash

(cut open; "she slashed her wrists")

4. (2) slash

(cut drastically; "Prices were slashed")

5. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate

(move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed")

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