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split British & World English

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

Split British & World English

A seaport on the coast of southern Croatia; population 177,500 (est. 2009). Founded as a Roman colony in 78 bc, it contains the ruins of the palace of the emperor Diocletian, built in about ad 300

split in split British & World English

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

split end British & World English

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

split pea British & World English

A pea dried and split in half for cooking

split pin British & World English

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

split run British & World English

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

split-up British & World English

An ending of a relationship or partnership; a separation

split hairs in hair British & World English

Make small and overfine distinctions

split hairs British & World English

Make small and overfine distinctions

side split British & World English

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

stock split British & World English

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

split-brain British & World English

Having the corpus callosum severed or absent, so as to eliminate the main connection between the two hemispheres of the brain

split-half British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World English

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

split-phase British & World 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 British & World English

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

split ring British & World English

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

split shift British & World English

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

split shot British & World English

Small pellets used to weight a fishing line

banana split British & World English

A sweet dish made with bananas cut down the middle and filled with ice cream, sauce, and nuts

lickety-split British & World English

As fast as possible

reverse split British & World 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 British & World English

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

split second British & World English

A very brief moment of time

split one's sides in split British & World English

Be convulsed with laughter

split decision British & World English

A decision based on a majority verdict rather than on a unanimous one, especially as to the winner on points of a boxing match

split the ticket in split British & World English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

split the vote in split British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World 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 one's sides British & World English

Be convulsed with laughter

split the ticket British & World English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

split the difference British & World English

Take the average of two proposed amounts

split-personality disorder British & World English

less common term for multiple-personality disorder.

split the difference in split British & World English

Take the average of two proposed amounts

split ends in split end British & World English

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

split English Thesaurus

the bedside table had been split in two

split English-Spanish

descosido m

split-up English Thesaurus

I was still getting over my split-up with Richard

split-up English-Spanish

separación f

split end English-Spanish

I've got split ends

split-level English-Spanish

en dos niveles

lickety-split English-Spanish

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


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