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Positive
split

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (algebra, of a short exact sequence) Having the middle group equal to the direct product of the others.
  2. (coffee) Comprising half decaffeinated and half caffeinated espresso.

Singular
split

Plural
splits

split (plural splits)

  1. (gymnastics, 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.
  2. (baseball, slang) A split-finger fastball.
    He’s got a nasty split.
  3. (bowling) A result of a first throw that leaves two or more pins standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
  4. A dessert or confection resembling a banana split.
  5. A unit of measure used for champagne or other spirits: 18.75 centiliter or 1/4 quarter of a standard .75 liter bottle. Commercially comparable to 1/20th (US) gallon, which is 1/2 of a fifth.
  6. A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters, 1/2 the volume of a standard .75 liter bottle; a demi.
  7. (athletics) The elapsed time at specific intermediate point(s) in a race.
    In the 3000m race, his 800m split was 1:45.32
  8. (construction) A tear resulting from tensile stresses.

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