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Adjective
Severe or unbearable in intensity or pain
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“Rob woke up with a splitting headache and decided to take the day off from work.”
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Moving or progressing at a fast rate
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“Andersen gave his horse the spur, and, steering a course slightly diagonal to the one the birds were going, led the way at a splitting gallop.”
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Bursting
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Destroying
Noun
An instance where something splits
“During the splitting of the betaine proton, there is a transfer of the electron density from the tetrazole ring to the chain nitrogen atom.”
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The act of seceding
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The act of sharing or distributing something among a group
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A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
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Atomic fission
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Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
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An irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface
Verb
Present participle for to forcibly break into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
“With a long, thin knife held horizontal to your cutting board, split the steak in half lengthwise.”
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Present participle for to fracture into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
“As the earth trembled, the large statue would begin to split right down the middle.”
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Present participle for to go in different directions
“Up ahead, the path would split in two, one way leading west toward Billy's backyard and the other south toward the intersection.”
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Present participle for to allocate or distribute among several parties
“Why didn't you work together with the other pirates and just split the booty?”
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Present participle for to leave or separate from a group that one is associated with
“Some Democrats would split from the party to support Lincoln's war effort against the rebel South.”
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Present participle for to break up with, or get a divorce from
“For her own sanity, Nadia had decided to split from her husband until he could straighten himself out.”
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(slang, informal) Present participle for to leave a place
“The crying baby began spewing milk on the mat, and it became obvious that it was time for us to split.”
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Present participle for to betray the secrets of, or to inform on someone
“The new act protects employees from victimization if they split on their bosses.”
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