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7 definitions found
 for slash
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slash \Slash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slashed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Slashing.] [OE. slaschen, of uncertain origin; cf. OF.
     esclachier to break, esclechier, esclichier, to break, and E.
     slate, slice, slit, v. t.]
     1. To cut by striking violently and at random; to cut in long
        slits.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To lash; to ply the whip to. [R.] --King.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To crack or snap, as a whip. [R.] --Dr. H. More.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slash \Slash\, v. i.
     To strike violently and at random, esp. with an edged
     instrument; to lay about one indiscriminately with blows; to
     cut hastily and carelessly.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Hewing and slashing at their idle shades. --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slash \Slash\, n.
     1. A long cut; a cut made at random.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A large slit in the material of any garment, made to show
        the lining through the openings.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. [Cf. Slashy.] pl. Swampy or wet lands overgrown with
        bushes. [Local, U.S.] --Bartlett.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. A opening or gap in a forest made by wind, fire, or other
        destructive agency.
  
              We passed over the shoulder of a ridge and around
              the edge of a fire slash, and then we had the
              mountain fairly before us.            --Henry Van
                                                    Dyke.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slash
      n 1: a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
           [syn: cut, gash, slash, slice]
      2: an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris
         from logging (or fire or wind)
      3: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of
         information [syn: solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal,
         stroke, separatrix]
      4: a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument [syn:
         slash, gash]
      v 1: cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete [syn:
           slash, cut down]
      2: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged
         the students"; "The children were severely trounced" [syn:
         flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap,
         trounce]
      3: cut open; "she slashed her wrists" [syn: slash, gash]
      4: cut drastically; "Prices were slashed"
      5: move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed
         around in his bed" [syn: convulse, thresh, thresh
         about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss,
         jactitate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  260 Moby Thesaurus words for "slash":
     Vandyke, abbreviate, abrade, abrasion, abridge, amputate, assail,
     attack, ax, band, bar, bark, beat, beat down, bend, bias, bisect,
     blaze, blemish, blister, bloody, breach, break, breakage, burn,
     burr, burst, butcher, carve, castigate, catercorner, chafe,
     cheapen, cheapening, check, chip, chiseling, chop, claw, cleave,
     cleft, clip, concussion, crack, crackle, craze, crenellate,
     crenulate, crimp, cross-hatching, curtail, cut, cut across,
     cut away, cut back, cut crosswise, cut down, cut in two, cut off,
     cut prices, dash, decline, decrease, deflate, deflation,
     delineation, demitint, depreciate, depreciation, devaluate,
     devaluation, diagonal, diagonalize, dichotomize, dissever, dive,
     dotted line, drop, engravement, engraving, etch, etching, excise,
     excoriate, fall, fall in price, fissure, flagellate, flail,
     flash burn, flay, flog, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, fustigate,
     gall, gap, gash, gem-engraving, give way, glass-cutting, glyptic,
     gouge, graving, hachure, hack, hackle, haggle, hairline, half tint,
     halve, hatching, hew, horsewhip, hurt, incise, incision, indent,
     injure, injury, inscript, inscription, jag, jew down, jigsaw,
     knife, knurl, lacerate, laceration, lambaste, lance, lash, lesion,
     line, lineation, lining, lower, lowering, machicolate, maim,
     make mincemeat of, mark down, markdown, marking, maul, mill,
     mortal wound, mutilate, mutilation, nick, nose dive, nose-dive,
     notch, oblique, oblique angle, oblique figure, oblique line, pare,
     picot, pierce, pink, plummet, plummeting, plunge, price cut,
     price fall, price reduction, prune, puncture, reduce, reduction,
     rend, rent, retrench, rhomboid, rift, rip, rive, roast, run,
     rupture, sag, savage, saw, scald, scale, scallop, scar, scarify,
     scathe, scissor, scorch, score, scoring, scotch, scourge, scrape,
     scratch, scratch comma, scratching, scuff, second-degree burn,
     separatrix, serrate, sever, shave, skin, skin alive, slant,
     slant across, slash across, slashing, slice, slit, slump, snip,
     solidus, sore, splinter, split, sprain, stab, stab wound, stick,
     stipple, stippling, strain, streak, streaking, striation, strip,
     stripe, striping, stroke, sublineation, sunder, tear,
     third-degree burn, thrash, tint, tooling, tooth, transverse,
     trauma, traumatize, trim, trounce, type-cutting, underline,
     underlining, underscore, underscoring, virgule, whip, whittle,
     wound, wounds immedicable, wrench
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  slash
   n.
  
      Common name for the slant (?/?, ASCII 0101111) character. See ASCII for
      other synonyms.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  oblique stroke
  /
  slash
  
      "/".  Common names include: (forward) slash;
     stroke; ITU-T: slant; oblique stroke.  Rare: diagonal;
     solidus; over; slak; virgule; INTERCAL: slat.
  
     Commonly used as the division operator in programming, and
     to separate the components in Unix pathnames, and hence
     also in URLs.  Also used to delimit regular expressions in
     several languages.
  
     (1996-09-24)
  

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