Translation of "split" - English-French dictionary


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

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?

(Translation of “split” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)