Meaning of “slit” in the English Dictionary

"slit" in British English

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slitverb [ T ]

uk /slɪt/ us /slɪt/ present participle slitting, past tense and past participle slit

slitnoun [ C ]

uk /slɪt/ us /slɪt/

(Definition of “slit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slit" in American English

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slitverb [ T ]

us /slɪt/ present participle slitting, past tense and past participle slit

to make a straight, narrow cut in something:

I slit open the envelope with a knife.

slitnoun [ C ]

us /slɪt/

a straight, narrow cut in something:

Cut slits in the piecrust.
Her eyes are like little slits.

(Definition of “slit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)