Slitting
Slit Slit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slit} or {Slitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slitting}.] [OE. slitten, fr. sliten, AS. st[=i]tan to tear; akin to D. slijten to wear out, G. schleissen to slit, split, OHG. sl[=i]zan to split, tear, wear out, Icel. st[=i]ta to break, tear, wear out, Sw. slita, Dan. slide. Cf. {Eclat}, {Slate}, n., {Slice}.] 1. To cut lengthwise; to cut into long pieces or strips; as, to slit iron bars into nail rods; to slit leather into straps. [1913 Webster]

2. To cut or make a long fissure in or upon; as, to slit the ear or the nose. [1913 Webster]

3. To cut; to sever; to divide. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And slits the thin-spun life. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slitting — slit ting (sl[i^]t t[i^]ng), a. & n. from {slit}. [1913 Webster] {slitting file}. See Illust. (i) of {sile}. {slitting mill}. (a) A mill where iron bars or plates are slit into narrow strips, as nail rods, and the like. (b) A machine used by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slitting — Slitting. См. Разрез узкими полосами. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • slitting — slɪt n. strait and narrow cut or opening v. cut open along a line, make a straight narrow cut, cut lengthwise; cut into strips …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slitting — stilting …   Anagrams dictionary

  • slitting — present part of slit …   Useful english dictionary

  • slitting file — slitting slit ting (sl[i^]t t[i^]ng), a. & n. from {slit}. [1913 Webster] {slitting file}. See Illust. (i) of {sile}. {slitting mill}. (a) A mill where iron bars or plates are slit into narrow strips, as nail rods, and the like. (b) A machine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slitting mill — slitting slit ting (sl[i^]t t[i^]ng), a. & n. from {slit}. [1913 Webster] {slitting file}. See Illust. (i) of {sile}. {slitting mill}. (a) A mill where iron bars or plates are slit into narrow strips, as nail rods, and the like. (b) A machine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slitting roller — slitting slit ting (sl[i^]t t[i^]ng), a. & n. from {slit}. [1913 Webster] {slitting file}. See Illust. (i) of {sile}. {slitting mill}. (a) A mill where iron bars or plates are slit into narrow strips, as nail rods, and the like. (b) A machine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slitting mill — The slitting mill was a watermill for slitting bars of iron into rods. The rods then were passed to nailers who made the rods into nails, by giving them a point and head. The slitting mill was probably invented near Liège in what is now Belgium.… …   Wikipedia

  • Slitting shear — Eine Scherenlinie ist die Anordnung verschiedener Scheren zum Beschnitt von Blechen entlang einer Transportvorrichtung, meist eines Rollgangs. International wird sie mit dem engl. shearing line bezeichnet. Der Hersteller Markt wird zwar vom… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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