What does splitter mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. splitternoun

    a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone

  2. splitter, dividernoun

    a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics

  3. rail-splitter, splitternoun

    a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences


  1. splitternoun

    A person or a thing that splits.

  2. splitternoun

    A scientist in one of various fields who prefers to split categories such as species or dialects up into smaller groups.

  3. splitternoun

    In baseball, a splitfinger fastball (a type of pitch).

  4. splitternoun

    A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Splitternoun

    One who splits.

    Etymology: from split

    How should we rejoice, if, like Judas the first,
    Those splitters of parsons in sunder should burst! Jonathan Swift.


  1. splitter

    A splitter is a device or tool designed to divide or separate a singular flow or signal into multiple outputs. It can be used in various fields such as in technology to distribute data signals, or in physical applications to split materials or substances.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splitternoun

    one who, or that which, splits


  1. Splitter

    In plane geometry, a splitter of a triangle is a line segment having one endpoint at one of the three vertices of the triangle and the other at the opposite excircle tangency, thus bisecting the perimeter of the triangle. The three splitters concur at the Nagel point of the triangle.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. splitter

    A man engaged in the Newfoundland fisheries to receive the fish from the header, and, with a sharp knife, dexterously to lay it open.


  1. Splitter

    one who splits or describes species or genera upon minute characters which the "Lumper" (q.v.) deems insufficient to authorize them.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Splitter is ranked #120187 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Splitter surname appeared 144 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Splitter.

    97.9% or 141 total occurrences were White.

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Anagrams for splitter »

  1. pretilts

  2. triplets

  3. striplet

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splitter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splitter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of splitter in a Sentence

  1. Sandy Fielden:

    Probably the whole decision on whether to build another condensate splitter on the Gulf Coast comes down to how those guys make out.

  2. Chris Martin:

    I missed by a lot, i was trying to throw a splitter down and I knew I had a base open and obviously a good hitter on deck. I like both matchups, but I just didn’t make the pitch. I left the pitch up in the zone and he did damage.

  3. Shohei Ohtani:

    Obviously he’s a great pitcher, and his splitter was moving in a way I haven’t really seen recently, he got the best of us.

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