Associations to the word «Splitting»


SPLITTING, noun. An instance where something splits.
SPLITTING, noun. (psychology) A division in the mind, or affecting one's sense of self.
SPLITTING, noun. (chemistry) The cleavage of a covalent bond.
SPLITTING, adjective. Resembling the sound of something being split or ripped.
SPLITTING, adjective. Severe.
SPLITTING, verb. Present participle of split
SPLITTING HAIRS, verb. Present participle of split hairs

Dictionary definition

SPLITTING, adjective. Resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward".

Wise words

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Joseph Conrad