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  • n. Plural form of sliver.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sliver.


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  • Then, spinning is the typical female work that can be done in between, at about any time, and can be done in short slivers of time, a few minutes here and a few minutes there.

    Back home...

  • I suppose I'll try sliding the rest, in slivers, under the skin of my soon-to-be-roasted chicken, and see if it has any noticeable effect.


  • However, one tiny, tiny variation I have tried with success is slipping thin slivers of garlic in between the leaves here and there before you cook them.

    Master of my artichoke

  • 8-Bell Peppers - red, green, yellow and red - sliced in slivers

    JFI- Bell Peppers: Quick Pepper Fajitas

  • Momofuku girl: "The slivers are the tip of the tongue, and the big part is the back of the tongue."


  • Less significant relics located in other places, such as slivers of wood from the Cross, or individual bones of some saint, attracted fewer people.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Restaurant consultants Joseph Baum and Michael Whiteman call then "slivers" in the market.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • In drawing, from six to sixteen "slivers" are run together and the fibers drawn out in several stages until the soft rope is about an eighth of an inch in diameter, called "roving."

    Textiles and Clothing

  • It was the time of year when trees were in their full leafage, and so the "willow growing aslant the brook would show its hoar leaves in the glassy stream," while its "slivers," would help her in making "fantastic garlands" "of crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples," or

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • Most of them, he said, are "slivers" left over from housing developments. rss feed


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