• Split Definition & Synonyms
- (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 floor so that the legs extend in a straight line, either with one on each side or with one in front and the other behind.
- (n.) Short for Split shot or stroke.
- (a.) Designating ordinary stock that has been divided into preferred ordinary and deferred ordinary.
- (a.) Of quotations, given in sixteenth, quotations in eighths being regular; as, 10/ is a split quotation.
- (a.) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; -- said of an order, sale, etc.
- (n.) Any of the three or four strips into which osiers are commonly cleft for certain kinds of work; -- usually in pl.
- (n.) Any of the dents of a reed.
- (v. t.) To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder.
- (a.) Divided deeply; cleft.
- (v. i.) to divide one hand of blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two cards dealt to a player have the same value.
- (n.) A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division.
- (n.) the division by a player of one hand of blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two cards dealt to a player have the same value; the player is usually obliged to increase the amount wagered by placing a sum equal to the original bet on the new hand thus created.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Split
- (v. i.) To part asunder; to be rent; to burst; as, vessels split by the freezing of water in them.
- (v. i.) To burst with laughter.
- (n.) A division of a stake happening when two cards of the kind on which the stake is laid are dealt in the same turn.
- (v. t.) To divide or separate into components; -- often used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid.
- (n.) Specif (Leather Manuf.), one of the sections of a skin made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.
- (v. t.) To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. 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.
- (n.) A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment.
- (v. i.) To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.
- (v. i.) To separate into parties or factions.
- (n.) A crack, or longitudinal fissure.
- (v. i.) To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.
- (v. t.) To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political party; to disunite.
- (n.) the substitution of more than one share of a corporations stock for one share. The market price of the stock usually drops in proportion to the increase in outstanding shares of stock. The split may be in any ratio, as a two-for-one split; a three-for-two split.
- (a.) Divided; cleft.
• Split-tongued Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Having a forked tongue, as that of snakes and some lizards.
• Splitfeet Definition & Synonyms
- (n. pl.) The Fissipedia.