Split

(F delitement, clivage, R crapatura, clivaj) Break in a material, approximately parallel with the natural grain or cleavage of the material
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split

(from the article `bowling`) ...If pins are left standing after the first delivery, the fallen or `dead` wood is removed and a second delivery permitted. If all remaining pins ...
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split

[adj] - being divided or separated 2. [adj] - (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain 3. [adj] - broken or burst apart longitudinally 4. [n] - a bottle containing half the usual amount 5. [n] - a promised or claimed share of loot or money 6. [n] - a lengthwise crack in wood 7. [n] - an old Cro...
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Split

• (n.) Any of the air currents in a mine formed by dividing a larger current. • (n.) 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. • (n.) The feat of going down to the...
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split

split up 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`
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split

adjective (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; `we bought split logs for the fireplace`
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Split

[bowling] A split is a situation in ten pin bowling in which the first ball of a frame knocks down the headpin (`number 1 bowling pin`) but leaves standing two or more non-adjacent groups of one or more pins. Scoring a spare in this situation is often referred to as a `killer shot`. ==Types== ===7–10 split=== One of the most infamous of s...
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Split

[gymnastics] A split (commonly referred to as `splits` or `the splits`) is a physical position in which the legs are in line with each other and extended in opposite directions. Splits are performed in various athletic activities, including dance, figure skating, gymnastics, martial arts, contortionism, synchronized swimming, cheerleading a...
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Split

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Split

[phylogenetics] A split in phylogenetics is a bipartition of a set of taxa, and the smallest unit of information in unrooted phylogenetic trees: each edge of an unrooted phylogenetic tree represents one split, and the tree can be efficiently reconstructed from its set of splits. Moreover, when given several trees, the splits occurring in mo...
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Split

[poker] In poker it is sometimes necessary to split, or divide the pot among two or more players rather than awarding it all to a single player. This can happen because of ties, and also by playing intentional split-pot poker variants (the most typical of these is high-low split poker, where the high hand and low hand split the pot). To spl...
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Split

Split (splĭt) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Split ( Splitted , R.); present participle & verbal noun Splitting .] [ Probably of Scand. or Low german origin; confer Danish splitte , LG. splitten ...
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Split

Split adjective 1. Divided; cleft. 2. (Botany) Divided deeply; cleft. Split pease , hulled pease split for making soup, etc. -- Split pin (Machinery) , a pin with one end split so that it may be spread open to secure it in its place. -...
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Split

Split intransitive verb 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. « The ship splits on the rock.» Shak. 3. To separate into parties or factions. [ ...
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Split

Split noun A crack, or longitudinal fissure. 2. A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division. [ Colloq.] 3. A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment. 4. Specif (Leather Manuf.) , one of the sections of a skin made by d...
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split

1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, especially. By force; to divide in the direction of the grain layers; to rive; to cleave; as, to split a piece of timber or a board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin. 'Cold winter split the rocks in twain.' (Dryden) ... 2. To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder. 'A huge vessel of exc...
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Split

A bottle used for champagne that is 1/4 the size of a regular bottle.
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Split

A croquet stroke in which the mallet is swung at an angle to the line joining the centres of the striker’s ball and the croqueted ball with the result that the striker’s ball diverges from the path of the croqueted ball.
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split

A defect that occurs when tensile stresses cause the wood fibres to separate and form cracks. Splits are cracks that extend through a piece
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SPLIT

A gap between two horses, usually towards the finish of a race, through which a fast finishing runner may race for the winning post.
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Split

A longitudinal fissure in the wood. Terminology may vary from place to place but there can be said to be two types of split: namely, shakes and checks. Shakes can occur in three main ways:
-in the living tree, possibly due to wind stress;
-at the time of felling, due to impact; and
-shrinkage in the log before conversion. Checks occur a...
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Split

A membrane tear resulting from tensile stresses.
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Split

A portion of an event, shorter than the total distance that is timed. (i.e.) A swimmers first 25 or 50 time is
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Split

A quarter-bottle of wine; a single-serving bottle equal to 175 milliliters.
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Split

A rupture running along the grain of a piece of wood, usually caused by stress. Split Examples
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