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1. to cut with a violent sweeping stroke or by striking violently and at random, as with a knife or sword.
2. to lash; whip.
3. to cut, reduce, or alter: The editors slashed the story to half its length.
4. to make slits in (a garment) to show an underlying fabric.
5. to criticize, censure, or attack in a savage or cutting manner.
1. to lay about one with sharp, sweeping strokes; make one's way by cutting.
2. to make a sweeping, cutting stroke.
1. a sweeping stroke, as with a knife, sword, or pen.
2. a cut, wound, or mark made with such a stroke.
3. a curtailment, reduction, or alteration: a drastic slash of prices.
4. a decorative slit in a garment showing an underlying fabric.
6. (in forest land)
a. an open area strewn with debris of trees from felling or from wind or fire.
b. the debris itself.
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Often, slashes. a tract of wet or swampy ground overgrown with bushes or trees.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.