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  • (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain
    • we bought split logs for the fireplace
  • 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
  • division of a group into opposing factions
    • another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy
  • the act of rending or ripping or splitting something
    • he gave the envelope a vigorous rip
  • 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
  • (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
  • a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
  • an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
  • an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings
  • a lengthwise crack in wood
    • he inserted the wedge into a split in the log
  • a promised or claimed share of loot or money
    • he demanded his split before they disbanded
  • a bottle containing half the usual amount
  • extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
    • The bubble burst
  • go one's own way; move apart
    • The friends separated after the party
  • 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
  • separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    • cleave the bone
  • separate into parts or portions
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I
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