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slash

A type of fan fiction that explores a sexual and/or romantic relationship between two characters (usually male) that are not romantically involved in the source material. The name comes from the slash (/) that typically separates the two characters' names in the story's title or description. Dean and Castiel are my favorite characters on Supernatural, so yeah, I've read Destiel slash.

slash fic

A type of fan fiction that explores a sexual and/or romantic relationship between two characters (usually male) that are not romantically involved in the source material. The name comes from the slash (/) that typically separates the two characters' names in the story's title or description. Dean and Castiel are my favorite characters on Supernatural, so yeah, I've read Destiel slash fic.
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slash and burn

 
1. Lit. of a farming technique where vegetation is cut down and burned before crops are planted. (Hyphenated before nominals.) The small farmers' slash-and-burn technique destroyed thousands of acres of forest.
2. Fig. of a crude and brash way of doing something. (Hyphenated before nominals.) The new manager's method was strictly slash and burn. He looks decisive to his boss and merciless to the people he fires.
See also: and, burn, slash

slash (out) at someone

to thrust out at someone with a knife or something similar, with the intent of cutting. The attacker slashed out at his victim and then ran away. Max slashed at the cop with a pocketknife.
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slash

n. a drink of liquor. Just one slash, and I have to be going.
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is a privately held fabless semiconductor company developing a new type of programmable IC platform that will help electronics companies accelerate time to market for their products while also slashing chip development costs.
Sentencing McLellan, judge John Beckett told him: "The slashing of your victim's face and neck has left him with disfiguring scars.
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In this most recent round of job slashing, the board voted to eliminate 37 full-time and 17 part-time positions.
Alaska Airlines is slashing its highest fares by nearly 50 percent in a variety of markets as part of a test to see if a simplified fare structure will lure business travelers back to the skies.
A MAN has been jailed for slashing another man with a Stanley knife in what a judge described as "warfare" between the two.
Still in his boxer shorts, Lavin followed the three and witnessed them slashing the tires of several other vehicles before confronting them.
The case history showed that by slashing acquisition costs and the not-taken rate, rapid underwriting/issue would provide insurers with substantial savings, even assuming 4 percent higher mortality.
The Kings also had a five-on-three man advantage late in the second period when Teemu Selanne was called for holding (17:42) and Vincent Damphousse (18:44) was whistled for slashing.
Three slashing penalties were called on Phoenix in the first two periods.
In addition, former model and crime safety advocate Marla Hanson will offer her firsthand perspective as a survivor of a vicious slashing in 1986.
Retailers aren't slashing prices like they did a year ago.
CANOGA PARK - Two men were arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Canoga Park man who was killed after slashing the tires of a car belonging to men he suspected of harassing his niece, police said.
Police are trying to pin down the timing of the tire slashings.