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Split meaning

split - 35 dictionary results

  1. 1. an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; " there was a rip in his pants"; " she had snags in her stockings"
  2. 2. a promised or claimed share of loot or money; " he demanded his split before they disbanded"
  3. 3. go one's own away; move apart; " The friends separated after the party"
  4. 4. broken or burst apart longitudinally; " after the thunderstorm we found a tree with a split trunk"; " they tore big juicy chunks from the heart of the split watermelon"
  5. 5. having a long rip or tear; " a split lip"
  6. 6. being divided or separated; " split between love and hate"
  7. 7. Any of the dents of a reed.
  8. 8. Any of the air currents in a mine formed by dividing a larger current.
  9. 9. The feat of going down to the floor so that the legs extend in a straight line, either with one on each side or with one in front and the other behind.
  10. 10. Designating ordinary stock that has been divided into preferred ordinary and deferred ordinary.
  11. 11. of Split
  12. 12. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. by force; to divide in the direction of the grain layers; to rive; to cleave; as, to split a piece of timber or a board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin.
  13. 13. To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder.
  14. 14. To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political party; to disunite.
  15. 15. To divide or separate into components; -- often used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid.
  16. 16. To part asunder; to be rent; to burst; as, vessels split by the freezing of water in them.
  17. 17. To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.
  18. 18. To separate into parties or factions.
  19. 19. To burst with laughter.
  20. 20. To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.
  21. 21. to divide one hand of blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two cards dealt to a player have the same value.
  22. 22. A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division.
  23. 23. A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment.
  24. 24. Specif ( Leather Manuf.), one of the sections of a skin made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.
  25. 25. the substitution of more than one share of a corporation's stock for one share. The market price of the stock usually drops in proportion to the increase in outstanding shares of stock. The split may be in any ratio, as a two- for- one split; a three- for- two split.
  26. 26. the division by a player of one hand of blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two cards dealt to a player have the same value; the player is usually obliged to increase the amount wagered by placing a sum equal to the original bet on the new hand thus created.
  27. 27. Divided; cleft.
  28. 28. Divided deeply; cleft.
  29. 29. Any of the three or four strips into which osiers are commonly cleft for certain kinds of work; - usually in pl.
  30. 30. A small bottle ( containing about half a pint) of some drink; - so called as containing half the quantity of the customary smaller commercial size of bottle; also, a drink of half the usual quantity; a half glass.
  31. 31. Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; - said of an order, sale, etc.
  32. 32. Of quotations, given in sixteenth, quotations in eighths being regular; as, 10 is a split quotation.
  33. 33. Cleft; division.
  34. 34. To cleave lengthwise; rend asunder; divide.
  35. 35. To part asunder; crack.

split - examples of usage

  1. You lose effect when you pile up the agony like that: people only want to stop their ears to prevent their heads being split. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. Well, no; I should say after the split. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. Yes- probably after the split." - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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