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Split

Pronunciation: splĭt
v. t.1.To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. by force; to divide in the direction of the grain or layers; to rive; to cleave; as, to split a piece of timber or a board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin.
[imp. & p. p. Split (Splitted, R.); p. pr. & vb. n. Splitting.]
Cold winter split the rocks in twain.
- Dryden.
2.To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder.
3.To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political party; to disunite.
4.(Chem.) To divide or separate into components; - often used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid.
To split hairs
to make distinctions of useless nicety.
v. i.1.To part asunder; to be rent; to burst; as, vessels split by the freezing of water in them.
2.To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.
3.To separate into parties or factions.
4.To burst with laughter.
Each had a gravity would make you split.
- Pope.
5.To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.
6.(Blackjack) To divide one hand of blackjack into two hands; - a strategy allowed to a player when the first two cards dealt to the player have the same value.
7.To leave; to depart (from a place or gathering); as, let's split.
To split on a rock
to fail; to to err fatally; to have the hopes and designs frustrated.
n.1.A crack, rent, or longitudinal fissure.
2.A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division.
3.A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment.
4.(Leather Manuf.) One of the sections of a skin made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.
5.(Faro) A division of a stake happening when two cards of the kind on which the stake is laid are dealt in the same turn.
6.(Basketwork) Any of the three or four strips into which osiers are commonly cleft for certain kinds of work; - usually in pl.
7.Short for Split shot or split stroke.
8.(Gymnastics) 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.
9.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.
10.(Finance) 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.
11.(Blackjack) 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 who chooses to split is obliged to increase the amount wagered by placing a sum equal to the original bet on the new hand thus created. See split{6}, v.i.
a.1.Divided; cleft.
2.(Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft.
3.(Exchanges) 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.
Split pease
hulled pease split for making soup, etc.
Split pin
(Mach.) a pin with one end split so that it may be spread open to secure it in its place.
Split pulley
a parting pulley. See under Pulley.
Split ring
a ring with overlapped or interlocked ends which may be sprung apart so that objects, as keys, may be strung upon the ring or removed from it.
Split ticket
a ballot in which a voter votes for a portion of the candidates nominated by one party, candidates of other parties being substituted for those omitted.
Noun1.split - extending the legs at right angles to the trunks (one in front and the other in back)
2.split - a bottle containing half the usual amount
3.split - a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded his split before they disbanded"
4.split - a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log"
5.split - an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
Synonyms: rent, rip, tear, snag
6.Split - an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
7.split - a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
8.split - (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"
9.split - an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
10.split - the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
Synonyms: rent, rip
11.split - division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"
Synonyms: schism
Verb1.split - separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
2.split - separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone"
Synonyms: cleave, rive
3.split - discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
4.split - go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
Synonyms: part, separate
5.split - break open or apart suddenly; "The bubble burst"
Synonyms: burst, break open
Adj.1.split - being divided or separated; "split between love and hate"
2.split - having been divided; having the unity destroyed; "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition"; "a split group"
3.split - 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"
4.split - having a long rip or tear; "a split lip"
Synonyms: cut
5.split - (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
split - chunker
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