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Translation of "split" - English-French dictionary

split

verb /split/ ( present participle splitting, split)
to cut or (cause to) break lengthwise (se) fendre to split firewood The skirt split all the way down the back seam.
to divide or (cause to) disagree diviser The dispute split the workers into two opposing groups.
split-level adjective
built, made etc on two levels à palier a split-level dining room/cooker.
split second
a fraction of a second fraction de seconde She won the race by a split second.
splitting headache
a very bad headache mal de tête atroce Turn down the radio – I’ve a splitting headache.
the splits
the gymnastic exercise of sitting down on the floor with one leg straight forward and the other straight back grand écart Can you do the splits?
(Definition of split from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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