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By fundamentally changing how we design the places and systems that enable our daily lives, we can slash emissions way beyond the immediate carbon savings - because our own personal emissions are just the tip of a vast iceberg of energy and resources consumed far from our view.
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Meaning of "slash" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SLASH

Slaschen, perhaps from Old French esclachier to break.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SLASH

slash  [slæʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLASH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slash is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb slash in English.

WHAT DOES SLASH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Slash

Slash may refer to: ▪ Slash, the "/" punctuation character, also used in computing ▪ In speech colloquially as a conjunction, in a place where a "/" would be put in writing ▪ Slash fiction, a genre of fan fiction dealing with same-sex relationships or sexual encounters ▪ Slash, woody debris generated by timber harvesting ▪ Slash Pine, a tree native to the southeast United States ▪ Slash, a character in the Marvel Comics Universe ▪ Slash, a character from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Mighty Mutanimals ▪ Slash and burn, an agricultural procedure ▪ Slash'EM, a variant of the computer game NetHack ▪ Feynman slash notation, of quantum field theory ▪ Slash rating, a US National Electrical Code circuit interrupt hardware qualifier ▪ Slash, an upcoming film ▪ A cutting attack with a bladed weapon ▪ Slash code, the content management software used by Slashdot...

Definition of slash in the English dictionary

The first definition of slash in the dictionary is to cut or lay about with sharp sweeping strokes, as with a sword, knife, etc. Other definition of slash is to lash with a whip. Slash is also to make large gashes in.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SLASH

PRESENT

Present
I slash
you slash
he/she/it slashes
we slash
you slash
they slash
Present continuous
I am slashing
you are slashing
he/she/it is slashing
we are slashing
you are slashing
they are slashing
Present perfect
I have slashed
you have slashed
he/she/it has slashed
we have slashed
you have slashed
they have slashed
Present perfect continuous
I have been slashing
you have been slashing
he/she/it has been slashing
we have been slashing
you have been slashing
they have been slashing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I slashed
you slashed
he/she/it slashed
we slashed
you slashed
they slashed
Past continuous
I was slashing
you were slashing
he/she/it was slashing
we were slashing
you were slashing
they were slashing
Past perfect
I had slashed
you had slashed
he/she/it had slashed
we had slashed
you had slashed
they had slashed
Past perfect continuous
I had been slashing
you had been slashing
he/she/it had been slashing
we had been slashing
you had been slashing
they had been slashing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will slash
you will slash
he/she/it will slash
we will slash
you will slash
they will slash
Future continuous
I will be slashing
you will be slashing
he/she/it will be slashing
we will be slashing
you will be slashing
they will be slashing
Future perfect
I will have slashed
you will have slashed
he/she/it will have slashed
we will have slashed
you will have slashed
they will have slashed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been slashing
you will have been slashing
he/she/it will have been slashing
we will have been slashing
you will have been slashing
they will have been slashing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would slash
you would slash
he/she/it would slash
we would slash
you would slash
they would slash
Conditional continuous
I would be slashing
you would be slashing
he/she/it would be slashing
we would be slashing
you would be slashing
they would be slashing
Conditional perfect
I would have slash
you would have slash
he/she/it would have slash
we would have slash
you would have slash
they would have slash
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been slashing
you would have been slashing
he/she/it would have been slashing
we would have been slashing
you would have been slashing
they would have been slashing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you slash
we let´s slash
you slash
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to slash
Past participle
slashed
Present Participle
slashing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLASH


backlash
ˈbækˌlæʃ
backsplash
ˈbækˌsplæʃ
blash
blæʃ
calash
kəˈlæʃ
clash
klæʃ
electroclash
ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌklæʃ
eyelash
ˈaɪˌlæʃ
flash
flæʃ
goulash
ˈɡuːlæʃ
lash
læʃ
multiflash
ˈmʌltɪˌflæʃ
newsflash
ˈnjuːzˌflæʃ
photoflash
ˈfəʊtəʊˌflæʃ
plash
plæʃ
relache
rɪˈlæʃ
splash
splæʃ
taplash
ˈtæpˌlæʃ
throatlash
ˈθrəʊtˌlæʃ
thunderflash
ˈθʌndəˌflæʃ
whiplash
ˈwɪpˌlæʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLASH

slapdash
slaphead
slapjack
slapped
slapped-cheek disease
slapper
slapping
slapshot
slapstick
slart
slash and burn
slash pocket
slash-and-burn
Slashdot effect
slasher
slasher film
slasher movie
slashfest
slashing
slashingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLASH

antibacklash
backslash
culture clash
electronic flash
forward slash
green flash
have a lash
helium flash
hot flash
Hungarian goulash
outlash
personality clash
prank flash
ring flash
shoulder flash
synchroflash
tongue-lash
unlash
water splash

Synonyms and antonyms of slash in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SLASH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «slash» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of slash
curtail · cut · cut down · decrease · diminish · drop · gash · get rid of · hack · incision · lacerate · laceration · lessen · lose · lower · moderate · reduce · rend · rent · rip · score · shed · slit

Translation of «slash» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLASH

Find out the translation of slash to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slash from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slash» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rajar
570 millions of speakers

English

slash
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्लेश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خفض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

слэш
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cortar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শোঁ শোঁ শব্দ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

taillader
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slash
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aufschlitzen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ざっくり切る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 베다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slash
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dấu gạch chéo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्लॅश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yırtmaç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

squarciare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

slash
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

слеш
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

slash
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάθετο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

streep
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slash
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slash
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slash

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLASH»

The term «slash» is very widely used and occupies the 13.316 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «slash».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLASH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «slash» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «slash» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slash

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8 QUOTES WITH «SLASH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word slash.
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Vikram Chatwal
I guess you could say I'm a model slash hotelier slash actor slash screenwriter.
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Gwendoline Christie
I think everyone loves a slash of red lipstick.
3
Margot Kidder
God, George Bush makes me want to slash my wrists. He's so embarrassing I have to leave the room when he's on the news. What a monkey.
4
Adam Lamberg
I have always wanted to open up a brewery slash goat farm. Brew some beer, make some goat cheese, but that's kinda dreamy.
5
Jonah Lomu
I have a stab wound on my left hip and one on my thigh and a slash mark across my right calf. I have a bottle stab wound on my left calf.
6
Jill Scott
Heartbreak was the impetus to me writing poems and music in the first place. Over the years, I had my heart broken so badly that if I didn't find a way to get all the pain out, I was going to lose my mind. I was crazy! Like, wanting to slash tires and smash car windows. Crazy! I was so hurt that I had to write.
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Charlie Sheen
Slash sat me down at his house and said, You've got to clean up your act. You know you've gone too far when slash is saying, Look, you've got to get into rehab.
8
Alex Steffen
By fundamentally changing how we design the places and systems that enable our daily lives, we can slash emissions way beyond the immediate carbon savings - because our own personal emissions are just the tip of a vast iceberg of energy and resources consumed far from our view.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLASH»

Discover the use of slash in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slash and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Slash
This is a candid recollection and reflection of Slash's friendships past and present, from easygoing Izzy to ever-steady Duff to wild-child Steven and complicated Axl.
Slash, Anthony Bozza, 2009
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Slash
This is a candid recollection and reflection of Slash's friendships past and present, from easygoing Izzy to ever-steady Duff to wild-child Steven and complicated Axl.
Slash, Anthony Bozza, 2007
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Slash: The Autobiography
It seems excessive...but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen.
Slash, 2012
4
Slash-and-Burn Agriculture: The Search for Alternatives
The problem and approach; Thematic research; Site-specific alternatives to slash-and-burn agriculture; National perspectives; Cross-site comparisons and conclusions.
Cheryl Ann Palm, Stephen A. Vosti, Pedro A. Sanchez, 2013
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Slash: paper under the knife
With an essay by well-known decorative arts expert David Revere McFadden, this singular book reveals that, with ingenuity and craftsmanship, one of our most familiar implements can be transformed into unforgettable works of art.
David Revere McFadden, Museum of Arts and Design (New York, N.Y.), 2009
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Slash Your Debt: Save Money and Secure Your Future
-- Why a 13% credit card can cost more to pay off than a 19% one-- Where to get consolidation loans with no credit check-- How to create a rapid repayment plan based on your personality-- The eight essential keys to successful debt ...
Gerri Detweiler, Marc Eisenson, Nancy Castleman, 2001
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Punk Slash! Musicals: Tracking Slip-Sync on Film
Punk Slash! Musicals is the first book to deal extensively with punk narrative films, specifically British and American punk rock musicals produced from roughly 1978 to 1986.
David Laderman, 2010
8
Slash
Billy Mann was one of the most sadistic, violent, intelligent, and insane serial killers of our time.
Jason H. Jones, 2007
9
Adam Canfield of the Slash
Adam Canfield has to be the most overprogrammed middle-school student in America.
Michael Winerip, 2011
10
A Slash in the Night
When a break-in at the art gallery owned by Cindi Ornette's Uncle Phil threatens to close the hottest hangout in Cocoa Beach, Shelby must help her friend before the art thief strikes again. Original.
Alan Goodman, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLASH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slash is used in the context of the following news items.
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Terrelle Pryor to give 'slash player deal a chance' with Browns
Terrelle Pryor used the words "slash player" Tuesday to describe his role with the Cleveland, an interesting choice given the Browns were adamant he would ... «ESPN, Jun 15»
2
Ozzy Osbourne forms supergroup with Geezer Butler, Slash, and …
Along with Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, Ozzy will join forces with Slash and Tom Morello for a performance at New Orleans' Voodoo Music Experience on ... «Consequence of Sound, Jun 15»
3
Statoil to slash 1500 jobs to trim losses
Statoil, grappling with plunging global oil prices, plans to cut between 1,100 and 1,500 jobs, or seven percent of its workforce, by the end of 2016, the Norwegian ... «The Local.no, Jun 15»
4
Prosecutor In Spain Calls On Judge To Slash Princess Cristina's Bail
MADRID (AP) — The prosecutor has called on a Spanish judge to slash the 2.7 million-euro ($3.1 million) bail set for Princess Cristina while she awaits trial for ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
5
Slash Says 'Never Say Never' to Guns N' Roses Reunion …
Slash appeared on CBS This Morning today to announce the new music video for his song “Beneath the Savage Sun.” The tune and video, which he created ... «Loudwire, May 15»
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David Cameron vows to slash benefits cap to £23000 and remove …
David Cameron has vowed to reduce the annual benefits cap from £26,000 to £23,000 “within the first few days” of a Conservative victory in the general election. «The Independent, Jan 15»
7
Slash -- His & Her Tattoos ... With Rebound Girlfriend
Reconciliation is probably off the table for Slash ... 'cause less than one month after calling off his marriage, the rocker got matching tats with his new GF ... and ... «TMZ.com, Jan 15»
8
DAVID LEE ROTH, PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, ALICE COOPER Join …
VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth joined FOO FIGHTERS on stage last night (Saturday, January 10) at the Forum in Los Angeles to perform two of his band's ... «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Jan 15»
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Slash's Wife Gunning For Half ... We DON'T Have a Prenup
0104-perla-slash-INSTAGRAM-TMZ-01 Slash's rock and roll fortune could soon be sliced in half ... TMZ has learned he didn't have a prenup and his wife is ... «TMZ.com, Jan 15»
10
Slash -- Files for Divorce
Slash filed divorce docs in L.A. on Tuesday ... citing irreconcilable differences. He lists their date of separation as June 15th, and is requesting joint physical and ... «TMZ.com, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Slash [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/slash>. Aug 2019 ».
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