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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.
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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Slash and curved pockets are built into the pant front before the pants are constructed.
When Kerns takes the lead vocals on You're Crazy and Dr Alibi, there is a sense that this is a true band set-up and not just a vehicle for Slash to exhibit his guitar licks.
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The song they recorded together, Beautiful Dangerous, is being released as a single in the New Year - and Slash says it's not as unlikely as it might appear to the uninitiated.
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Slash says the idea behind the all-star hookups was simple: "I just wanted to get different people I admired and thought were great on my record.
The Slash phone offers a VGA camera, Bluetooth wireless technology and full messaging capabilities including text messaging, e-mail and instant messaging (IM), an integrated speakerphone, voice-activated dialling, a colour display and storage.
At the club, me and him were just a comedy act because when you got Slash going he was wicked.
Just as in the United Kingdom, edged-weapon attacks are a common method of homicide in Malaysia, but one researcher determined that slash or chop injuries produced more fatalities than stabbing wounds.
The world of slash is well-established enough to have acquired its own language.
A synopsis of the February and March strips: Slash's wife tells Brenda during a clandestine meeting in a diner that Slash feels threatened by Brenda's strong TV presence.
But Duff and Slash are still out there shredding; they formed up a new band called Velvet Revolver.
I've seen spreadsheets that contained a cell with a slash mark (/) dividing it so it could contain two different pieces of information--for example, a number on one side of the slash and another number or a word on the other side.
Foresters in Sweden are covering forest slash (branches left over from logging) with the paper-based laminate WisaWrap, which increases the slash's energy value, according to manufacturer Walki Wisa.
The trick is learning a Graffiti menu shortcut: Draw a slash (bottom left to top right); this gives you a Command prompt.