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split

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
zweistufig
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?
(Definition of split from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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