sliver: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sliv'ur), [key]
- a small, slender, often sharp piece, as of wood or glass, split, broken, or cut off, usually lengthwise or with the grain; splinter.
- any small, narrow piece or portion: A sliver of sky was visible.
- a strand of loose, untwisted fibers produced in carding.
- to split or cut off (a sliver) or to split or cut into slivers: to sliver a log into kindling.
- to form (textile fibers) into slivers.
- to split.
- sliver (Thesaurus)