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Definitions of split:
  • noun:   extending the legs at right angles to the trunks (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun:   an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
    Example: "They announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
  • noun:   (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl
    Example: "He was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"
  • noun:   a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
  • noun:   an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
  • noun:   a lengthwise crack in wood
    Example: "He inserted the wedge into a split in the log"
  • noun:   a promised or claimed share of loot or money
    Example: "He demanded his split before they disbanded"
  • noun:   a bottle containing half the usual amount
  • noun:   division of a group into opposing factions
  • noun:   the act of rending or ripping or splitting something
  • noun:   an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
  • verb:   separate into parts or portions
  • verb:   break open or apart suddenly
  • verb:   separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
  • verb:   go one's own away; move apart
  • verb:   discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    Example: "My friend and I split up"
  • adjective:   being divided or separated
    Example: "Split between love and hate"
  • adjective:   broken or burst apart longitudinally
    Example: "After the thunderstorm we found a tree with a split trunk"
  • adjective:   (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain
    Example: "We bought split logs for the fireplace"
  • adjective:   having a long rip or tear
    Example: "A split lip"
  • adjective:   having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    Example: "A split group"

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