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French translation of “split”

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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