Slitting file. See Illust. (i) of File.Slitting mill. (a) A mill where iron bars or plates are slit into narrow strips, as nail rods, and the like. (b) A machine used by lapidaries for slicing stones, usually by means of a revolving disk, called a slicer, supplied with diamond powder.Slitting roller, one of a pair of rollers furnished with ribs entering between similar ribs in the other roller, and cutting like shears, — used in slitting metals.

(Slive) v. i. [Cf. Slip.] To sneak. [Prov. Eng.]

(Slive), v. t. [OE. sliven to split, cleave, AS. slifan.] To cut; to split; to separate. [Obs.] Holland.

(Sliv"er) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slivered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slivering.] [See Slive, v. t.] To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood. Shak.

They 'll sliver thee like a turnip.
Sir W. Scott.

(Sliv"er), n.

1. A long piece cut ot rent off; a sharp, slender fragment; a splinter.

2. A strand, or slender roll, of cotton or other fiber in a loose, untwisted state, produced by a carding machine and ready for the roving or slubbing which preceeds spinning.

3. pl. Bait made of pieces of small fish. Cf. Kibblings. [Local, U.S.] Bartlett.

(Sloak"an) n. (Bot.) A species of seaweed. [Spelled also slowcawn.] See 3d Laver.

(Sloam) n. (Mining) A layer of earth between coal seams.

(Sloat) n. [See Slot a bar.] A narrow piece of timber which holds together large pieces; a slat; as, the sloats of a cart.

(Slob"ber) v. t. & i. See Slabber.

(Slob"ber), n.

1. See Slabber.

2. (Zoöl.) A jellyfish. [Prov. Eng.]

3. pl. (Vet.) Salivation.

(Slob"ber*er) n.

1. One who slobbers.

2. A slovenly farmer; a jobbing tailor. [Prov. Eng.]

(Slob"ber*y) a. Wet; sloppy, as land. Shak.

(Slit"-shell") n. (Zoöl.) Any species of Pleurotomaria, a genus of beautiful, pearly, spiral gastropod shells having a deep slit in the outer lip. Many fossil species are known, and a few living ones are found in deep water in tropical seas.

(Slit"ter) n. One who, or that which, slits.

(Slit"ting) a. & n. from Slit.

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