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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. Relating to an agricultural tactic in which forest or other vegetation cut down to the ground and burned, the land planted and cultivated with crops for a few years, then abandoned to allow the forest grow back. The slash-and-burn practice has become ever more frequent in this region, but with less and less areas being allowed to regrow the forests each year, there are concerns that the damage may become irreparable.
2. By extension, extremely and drastically destructive. Several of the country's biggest corporations have had to undergo slash-and-burn dismantlings of many of their offices in efforts to salvage their businesses.

slash at (someone or something)

1. To swing a cutting weapon in a forceful thrusting or sweeping stroke in the direction of someone. I picked up the knife and slashed at the would-be mugger to chase him away.
2. To cut something repeatedly with forceful thrusting or sweeping strokes. I kept slashing at the rope with my pocket knife, trying desperately to free my foot from the submerged boat.
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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.
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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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Recently CSC slashed domestic wholesale prices for the most popular hot-rolled steel coils to be shipped in September by US$55 to between US$650 and US$670 per metric ton.
Getting stuff done was the primary motivation behind Slash s self-titled solo debut, due April 6 in the United States on the artist s own Dik Hayd Records via EMI Label Services.
The CBI head said the plan had been studied before and economic experts as well as previous governors of the Central Bank more or less agreed to slash some zeroes off the national currency.
A spokeswoman for North Wales Police said: "The victim, a 37-year-old man who is believed to be local to the area, sustained two slash wounds to his neck.
The new Slash wireless slider handset from consumer electronics company Samsung Mobile (Samsung) has been introduced by Virgin Mobile USA (NYSE:VM), a mobile services provider in the US, representing the first collaboration between the two companies.
John Henry Howells, who was better known as Slash, was due to relieve his long-time partner Bev from working at the British Legion club in New Tredegar at around tea-time on Sunday.
'no, sweet Child O'Mine isn't the ring tone on my mobile,' laughs Slash.