Translation of "split" - English-German dictionary


verb /split/ (present participle splitting, split)

to cut or (cause to) break lengthwise

spalten, reißen
to split firewood
The skirt split all the way down the back seam.

to divide or (cause to) disagree

spalten, reißen
The dispute split the workers into two opposing groups.
split-level adjective

built, made etc on two levels

a split-level dining room/cooker.
split second

a fraction of a second

Bruchteil einer Sekunde
She won the race by a split second.
splitting headache

a very bad headache

rasende Kopfschmerzen
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

der Spagat
Can you do the splits?

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