- (usually in the phrase to do the splits) The acrobatic feat of spreading the legs flat on the floor 180 degrees apart, either sideways to the body or with one leg in front and one behind.
- (context, baseball, slang) A split-finger fastball.
- He"s got a nasty .
- (context, Bowling): A result of a first throw that leaves two or more pins standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
- A dessert or confection resembling a banana split.
- A unit of measure used for champagne or other spirits (18.75 cl or 1/20th gallon or one quarter of a standard sized bottle, .750 liters).
- A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters of fluid, 1/2 the volume of a standard bottle; a demi.
verb (splits, splitting, split)
- Dutch: grand écart , spagaat, split
- French: le grand écart ; to do the splits: faire le grand écart
- German: Spagat ; to do the splits: Spagat machen
- Italian: la spaccata ; to do the splits: fare la spaccata
- (transitive) (ergative) Of something solid, to divide fully or partly along a more or less straight line.
- He has his lip.
- (transitive) To share; to divide.
- We the money among three people
- (slang) To leave.
- Let's this scene and see if we can find a real party.
- to separate or break up.
- Did you hear Dick and Jane ? They'll probably get a divorce.
adjective (wikipedia, split exact sequence)
- Dutch: verdelen
- French: diviser, répartir
- Italian: spartire
- Spanish: partir
- German: verteilen, aufteilen
- (algebra) Of a short exact sequence, such that the middle group is the direct product of the others.
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