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Spanish translation of “split”


verb /split/
present participle splitting: past tense, past participle split to cut or (cause to) break lengthwise 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
en dos niveles
a split-level dining room/cooker.
split second a fraction of a second
fracción de sgundo
She won the race by a split second.
splitting headache a very bad headache 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
abrirse de piernas, despatarrarse
Can you do the splits?
(Definition of split from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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