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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Split v. t. [imp. & p. p. Split (Splitted, R.); p. pr. & vb. n. Splitting.]
 1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. by force; to divide in the direction of the grain or 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 exceeding hard marble split asunder by congealed water.   --Boyle.
 3. To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political party; to disunite. [Colloq.]
 4. Chem. To divide or separate into components; -- often used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid.
 To split hairs, to make distinctions of useless nicety.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being divided or separated; "split between love and hate"
      2: having been divided; having the unity destroyed;
         "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of
         disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of
         disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition";
         "a split group" [syn: disconnected, disunited, fragmented]
      3: broken or burst apart longitudinally; "after the
         thunderstorm we found a tree with a split trunk"; "they
         tore big juicy chunks from the heart of the split
      4: having a long rip or tear; "a split lip" [syn: cut]
      5: (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the
         grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
      n 1: extending the legs at right angles to the trunks (one in
           front and the other in back)
      2: a bottle containing half the usual amount
      3: a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded
         his split before they disbanded"
      4: a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a
         split in the log"
      5: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a
         rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings" [syn:
         rip, rent, snag, tear]
      6: an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
      7: a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped
         cream and cherries and nuts
      8: (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing
         after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split
         in the tenth frame"
      9: 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: stock split, split up]
      10: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he
          gave the envelope a vigorous rip" [syn: rent, rip]
      11: division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism
          like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy" [syn: schism]
      v 1: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three
           equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire
           after World War I" [syn: divide, split up, separate,
            dissever, carve up] [ant: unite]
      2: separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument;
         "cleave the bone" [syn: cleave, rive]
      3: discontinue an association or relation; go different ways;
         "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The
         couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend
         and I split up" [syn: separate, part, split up, break,
          break up]
      4: go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after
         the party" [syn: separate, part]
      5: break open or apart suddenly; "The bubble burst" [syn: burst,
          break open]
      [also: splitting]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped
            apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split
            with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as
            the crowd surged forward" [syn: rending, ripping]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See split