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sliver

sliv·er

sliver

 
pronunciation:
slI vr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, thin splinter, as of wood or glass, that has broken off.
synonyms:
shiver, splinter
similar words:
bit, chip, flake, fragment, shard, shaving
definition 2: a very small, thin piece or scrap of something.
a sliver of apple pienot a sliver of proof
similar words:
bit, fragment, iota, modicum, particle, shred, trace