Associations to the word «Split»


SPLIT, adjective. Divided.
SPLIT, adjective. (algebra) (of a short exact sequence) Having the middle group equal to the direct product of the others.
SPLIT, adjective. (of coffee) Comprising half decaffeinated and half caffeinated espresso.
SPLIT, adjective. (stock exchange) (of an order, sale, etc.) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price.
SPLIT, adjective. (stock exchange) (historical) (of quotations) Given in sixteenths rather than the usual eighths.
SPLIT, adjective. (London stock exchange) Designating ordinary stock that has been divided into preferred ordinary and deferred ordinary.
SPLIT, noun. A crack or longitudinal fissure.
SPLIT, noun. A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division.
SPLIT, noun. A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment.
SPLIT, noun. (leather manufacture) One of the sections of a skin made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.
SPLIT, noun. (gymnastics) (cheerleading) (dance) (usually in the phrase “to do the splits”) The acrobatic feat of spreading the legs flat on the floor 180 degrees apart, either sideways to the body or with one leg in front and one behind, thus lowering the torso completely to the floor in an upright position.
SPLIT, noun. (baseball) (slang) A split-finger fastball.
SPLIT, noun. (bowling) A result of a first throw that leaves two or more pins standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
SPLIT, noun. A split shot or split stroke.
SPLIT, noun. A dessert or confection resembling a banana split.
SPLIT, noun. A unit of measure used for champagne or other spirits: 18.75 centiliter or 1/4 quarter of a standard .75 liter bottle. Commercially comparable to 1/20th (US) gallon, which is 1/2 of a fifth.
SPLIT, noun. A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters, 1/2 the volume of a standard .75 liter bottle; a demi.
SPLIT, noun. (athletics) The elapsed time at specific intermediate point(s) in a race.
SPLIT, noun. (construction) A tear resulting from tensile stresses.
SPLIT, noun. (gambling) A division of a stake happening when two cards of the kind on which the stake is laid are dealt in the same turn.
SPLIT, noun. (music) A recording containing songs by multiple artists.
SPLIT, verb. (transitive) (ergative) Of something solid, to divide fully or partly along a more or less straight line.
SPLIT, verb. (transitive) To share; to divide.
SPLIT, verb. (slang) To leave.
SPLIT, verb. To separate or break up.
SPLIT, verb. To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.
SPLIT, verb. To burst out laughing.
SPLIT, verb. (slang) (dated) To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.
SPLIT, verb. (sports) In athletics (esp. baseball), when both teams involved in a doubleheader each win one game and lose another game.
SPLIT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of split
SPLIT, proper noun. A port city in Croatia.
SPLIT 7, noun. A seven inch vinyl phonograph record with a different band on either side.
SPLIT 7S, noun. Plural of split 7
SPLIT AN INFINITIVE, verb. (grammar) To produce a split infinitive.
SPLIT ANTIGEN, noun. (biochemistry) In the testing of cell surface antigens, an antigen that has a more refined or specific cell surface reaction relative to a broad antigen.(Example: HLA-B51 and HLA-B52 are split antigens of HLA-B5)
SPLIT CAMERAS, noun. (military) An assembly of two cameras disposed at a fixed overlapping angle relative to each other.
SPLIT DECISION, noun. (competitive fighting) an outcome in several full-contact combat sports where two of the three judges score for the same fighter as the winner, while the third judge scores for the other fighter.
SPLIT DYNAMOMETER, noun. An electric dynamometer having two coils arranged so that one carries the primary current, and the other the secondary current, of a transformer.
SPLIT END, noun. A hair which has split at the end, usually from dryness or innutrition. (Usually in plural)
SPLIT END, noun. (American football) The position which lines up wide and on the offensive line of scrimmage whose primary job is to serve as a receiver
SPLIT END, noun. (American football) A player playing the position of split end
SPLIT ENDS, noun. Plural of split end
SPLIT EPIMORPHISM, noun. (category theory) A morphism which has a right inverse.
SPLIT HAIRS, noun. (idiomatic) Tedious details; minutiae.
SPLIT HAIRS, verb. (idiomatic) To consider or argue about fine details; to worry about minutiae.
SPLIT HEAD, noun. Type of doll with hair inserted in to a split at the top.
SPLIT HORIZON, noun. A method of preventing routing loops in distance-vector routing protocols by prohibiting a router from advertising a route back onto the interface from which it was learned
SPLIT INFINITIVE, noun. An infinitive with one or more modifiers inserted between the to and the verb.
SPLIT INFINITIVES, noun. Plural of split infinitive
SPLIT KEY, noun. (engineering) A key split at one end like a split pin, for the same purpose.
SPLIT LEVEL, adjective. Alternative spelling of split-level
SPLIT LEVEL, noun. Alternative spelling of split-level
SPLIT LEVEL, noun. A single level of a split-level house.
SPLIT OFF, verb. To break apart, on one's own rather than as part of the group.
SPLIT ON A ROCK, verb. To err fatally; to have one's hopes and designs frustrated.
SPLIT ONE'S SIDES, verb. (idiomatic) To laugh hysterically
SPLIT PERSONALITIES, noun. Plural of split personality
SPLIT PERSONALITY, noun. (psychology) the supposed psychological syndrome in which two or more personalities exist in the same person
SPLIT PIN, noun. A metal fastener with two tines that are bent during installation, similar to a staple or rivet.
SPLIT PIN, noun. A stationery fastener that is inserted into punched holes in a stack of paper before being bent to secure them.
SPLIT PINS, noun. Plural of split pin
SPLIT POT, noun. (poker) A hand where two or more players have hands of equal value, and the chips in the pot are split equally between them.
SPLIT POT, noun. (used attributively) Referring to a split pot, or the possibility of one.
SPLIT POTS, noun. Plural of split pot
SPLIT SCREEN, noun. (uncountable) A display technique that consists into subdiving graphics that appear on a screen into nonmovable adjacent areas.
SPLIT SCREEN, noun. (countable) An instance of using the technique on the graphics of a screen.
SPLIT SCREENS, noun. Plural of split screen
SPLIT SHOT, noun. (sports) In croquet, etc., a shot or stroke in which one drives in different directions one's own and the opponent's ball placed in contact.
SPLIT SHOT, noun. (fishing) A type of lead shot cut part-way through the diameter, used as a line weight in angling.
SPLIT SHOT, noun. A drink of coffee comprising half-caffeinated and half-decaffeinated espresso.
SPLIT SHOTS, noun. Plural of split shot
SPLIT SINGLE, noun. (music) A music single featuring songs by more than one artist.
SPLIT SLAB, noun. (construction) A method of construction using two separate concrete slabs: the first placed as a slab on grade or suspended slab and covered with waterproofing and a drainage system; the second, or topping slab, placed over the underlying slab and waterproofing.
SPLIT STITCH, noun. A stitch used in stem work to produce a fine line, often used in old church embroidery to work the hands and faces of figures.
SPLIT STUFF, noun. (dated) timber sawn into lengths and then split
SPLIT SWITCH, noun. Synonym of point switch.
SPLIT TENDER, noun. Two or more different forms of payment in a single transaction; typically cash and credit card.
SPLIT THE HOUSE, verb. (curling) A strategy of drawing to a different area of the house to prevent your opponent from taking out both stones.
SPLIT THE SHEETS, verb. (US) (slang) To divorce.
SPLIT TICKET, noun. (US) A ballot cast for candidates of more than one political party.
SPLIT UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) (Of a group of people) Cease to be together, break apart from the group.
SPLIT UP, verb. (transitive) separate, disassociate, cause to come apart.
SPLIT WHEEL, noun. Synonym of split pulley.

Dictionary definition

SPLIT, noun. Extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back).
SPLIT, noun. A bottle containing half the usual amount.
SPLIT, noun. A promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded his split before they disbanded".
SPLIT, noun. A lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log".
SPLIT, noun. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings".
SPLIT, noun. An old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea.
SPLIT, noun. A dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts.
SPLIT, noun. (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".
SPLIT, noun. 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".
SPLIT, noun. The act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip".
SPLIT, noun. Division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy".
SPLIT, verb. Separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I".
SPLIT, verb. Separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone".
SPLIT, verb. 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".
SPLIT, verb. Go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party".
SPLIT, verb. Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst".
SPLIT, adjective. 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".
SPLIT, adjective. (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche