split+apart

  • 1 split ends — UK US noun [plural] a condition in which the ends of your hair are split into two or more parts Thesaurus: words used to describe the state of people s hairhyponym * * * noun [plural] : hairs that have become dry or damaged and have split apart… …

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  • 2 split pea — noun : a dried hulled pea in which the cotyledons usually split apart * * * a dried green pea, split and used esp. for soup. [1730 40] * * * split pea see under ↑pea1 • • • Main Entry: ↑split * * * split pea UK US noun [countable] [ …

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  • 3 split pea — noun Date: 1736 a dried hulled pea (as a field pea) in which the cotyledons usually split apart …

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  • 4 split — [split] vt. split, splitting [MDu splitten, akin to MHG splīzen < IE base * (s)plei , to split, crack > FLINT] 1. to separate, cut, or divide into two or more parts; cause to separate along the grain or length; break into layers 2. to break …

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  • 5 split — [n1] opening breach, chasm, chink, cleavage, cleft, crack, damage, division, fissure, gap, rent, rift, rima, rimation, rime, rip, rupture, separation, slash, slit, tear; concept 513 Ant. closing, closure split [n2] difference, disunion alienation …

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  • 6 Split — Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (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. (b) Of… …

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  • 7 Split pease — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (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.… …

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  • 8 Split pin — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (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.… …

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  • 9 Split pulley — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (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.… …

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  • 10 Split ring — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (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.… …

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  • 11 Split ticket — Split Split, a. 1. Divided; cleft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft. [1913 Webster] 3. (Exchanges) (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.… …

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  • 12 split up — [v] keep apart; segregate; separate break off, break up, come apart, detach, disband, disconnect, divide, divorce, go separate ways, group, part, part company, rope off, seclude, sever, sort, stand between, undo; concepts 135,158,201,297,384 …

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  • 13 split — I. verb (split; splitting) Etymology: Dutch splitten, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle High German splīzen to split and probably to Old High German spaltan to split Date: 1567 transitive verb 1. a. to divide lengthwise usually along a grain or… …

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  • 14 split — Synonyms and related words: ablate, abrupt, absquatulate, abysm, abyss, aggravated, agree to disagree, alienate, alienation, allot, amputate, aperture, apportion, arroyo, assessable stock, atomize, authorized capital stock, ax, be in stitches,… …

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  • 15 split up — I 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 • Syn: ↑split, ↑stock split • Hypernyms: ↑increase, ↑step up …

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  • 16 split — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 disagreement ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, deep, major, serious ▪ A serious split in the ruling coalition appeared soon after the election. ▪ acrimonious, damaging …

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  • 17 split — 1. verb 1) the ax split the wood Syn: break, chop, cut, hew, lop, cleave; snap, crack 2) the ice cracked and split Syn: break apart, fracture, rupture, fissure …

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  • 18 split — split1 W3S2 [splıt] v past tense and past participle split present participle splitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(disagree)¦ 2¦(separate into parts)¦ 3¦(break or tear)¦ 4¦(share)¦ 5¦(injure)¦ 6¦(end relationship)¦ 7¦(leave)¦ …

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  • 19 Split Enz — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = Split Enz Img capt = Split Enz (1977) ...with costumes and hair...like nothing else, wild, colourful and inventive. Background = group or band Origin = Auckland, New Zealand Genre = Pop, New Wave, Rock Prog Rock,… …

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  • 20 split — 1 /splIt/ verb past tense and past participle splitpresent participle splitting 1 INTO GROUPS also split up (I, T) if a group of people splits or is split, it divides into two or more groups, because one group strongly disagrees with the other:… …

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