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split US English

Break or cause to break forcibly into parts, especially into halves or along the grain

Split US English

A seaport on the coast of southern Croatia; population 177,500 (est. 2009). It contains the ruins of the palace of the emperor Diocletian, built in about ad 300

split in split US English

Break or cause to break forcibly into parts, especially into halves or along the grain

split end US English

A tip of a person’s hair that has split from dryness or ill-treatment

split pea US English

A pea dried and split in half for cooking

split pin US English

A metal cotter pin with two arms passed through a hole, held in place by the springing apart of the arms

split run US English

A print run of a newspaper during which some articles or advertisements are changed so as to produce different editions

split-up US English

An ending of a relationship or partnership; a separation

split hairs in hair US English

Make small and overfine distinctions

split hairs US English

Make small and overfine distinctions

side split US English

A split-level house with fewer stories on one side than the other

split-brain US English

(Of a person or animal) having the corpus callosum severed or absent, so as to eliminate the main connection between the two hemispheres of the brain

split-half US English

Relating to or denoting a technique of splitting a body of supposedly homogeneous data into two halves and calculating the results separately for each to assess their reliability

split image US English

An image in a rangefinder or camera focusing system that has been bisected by optical means, the halves being aligned only when the system is in focus

split-level US English

(Of a building) having a room or rooms higher than others by less than a whole story

split-phase US English

Denoting or relating to an induction motor or other device utilizing two or more voltages at different phases produced from a single-phase supply

split-rail US English

Denoting a fence or enclosure made from pieces of wood split lengthwise from a log

split ring US English

A small steel ring with two spiral turns, such as a key ring

split shift US English

A working shift comprising two or more separate periods of duty in a day

split shot US English

Small pellets used to weight a fishing line

stock split US English

An issue of new shares in a company to existing shareholders in proportion to their current holdings

banana split US English

A dessert made with a split banana, ice cream, sauce, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry

reverse split US English

Reduction in the number of a company’s traded shares that results in an increase in the par value or earnings per share

split screen US English

A movie, television, or computer screen on which two or more separate images are displayed

split second US English

A very brief moment of time

lickety-split US English

As quickly as possible; immediately

split one's sides in split US English

Be convulsed with laughter

split decision US English

A decision based on a majority verdict rather than on a unanimous one, especially on a court panel or among referees judging the winner of a boxing match

split the ticket in split US English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

split the vote in split US English

(Of a candidate or minority party) attract votes from another candidate or party with the result that both are defeated by a third

split the vote US English

(Of a candidate or minority party) attract votes from another candidate or party with the result that both are defeated by a third

split infinitive US English

A construction consisting of an infinitive with an adverb or other word inserted between to and the verb, e.g., she seems to really like it

split personality US English

less common term for multiple personality.

split one's sides US English

Be convulsed with laughter

split the ticket US English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

split the difference in split US English

Take the average of two proposed amounts

split the difference US English

Take the average of two proposed amounts

a split in split US English

(In gymnastics and dance) an act of leaping in the air or sitting down with the legs straight and at right angles to the upright body, one in front and the other behind, or one at each side

split ends in split end US English

A tip of a person’s hair that has split from dryness or ill-treatment

split-shot in split shot US English

Small pellets used to weight a fishing line

split US Thesaurus

the ax split the wood

split English-Spanish

descosido m

split-up English-Spanish

separación f

split end English-Spanish

I've got split ends

split-level English-Spanish

en dos niveles

lickety-split US Thesaurus

they ran out of here lickety-split

lickety-split English-Spanish

a todo lo que da, a todo gas familiar/colloquial


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