Looks what's on The Free Dictionary: Sliv·er 1. A slender piece cut, split, or broken off; a splinter: slivers of broken glass. 2. A small narrow piece, portion, or plot: a sliver of land. 3. Also, a continuous strand of loose wool, flax, or cotton, ready for drawing and twisting.
Is the question from Sarah? Just always like to know why you didn't turn to a dictionary and why flag the hub as it was just prior to this - respectfully MBDungo was great, thanks mate! So how did you like the hub btw?