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Adjective: splitting  spli-ting
  1. Resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    "heard a splitting roar as the crowd surged forward";
    - rending, ripping
Verb: split (split,splitting)  split
  1. Separate into parts or portions
    "split the cake into three equal parts"; "split up the cake into three equal parts";
    - divide, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
     
  2. Separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    "split the bone";
    - cleave, rive [archaic]
     
  3. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    "My friend and I split up";
    - separate, part, split up, break, break up
     
  4. Go one's own way; move apart
    "The friends split after the party";
    - separate, part
     
  5. Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
    "The bubble split";
    - burst, break open

See also: cacophonic, cacophonous

Type of: break, change integrity, come apart, fall apart, move, separate, split up, tear

Encyclopedia: Splitting

Split, Yugoslavia