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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rending, ripping, splittingadjective

    resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree

    "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"


  1. splittingnoun

    The action of the verb to split.

  2. splittingnoun

    A division in the mind, or affecting one's sense of self.

  3. splittingnoun

    The cleavage of a covalent bond.

  4. splittingadjective

    Resembling the sound of something being split or ripped.

  5. splittingadjective


    I have a splitting headache.


  1. splitting

    Splitting generally refers to the act or process of dividing or separating something into two or more parts. It can be applied in various contexts such as in mathematics, science, psychology, computing, etc., with specific meaning according to its application.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splitting

    of Split

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of splitting in a Sentence

  1. Warren Barguil:

    I take it day by day and that's my strength, I'm not stressed out, you can lose time today, tomorrow (because of possible bunch-splitting winds). I said I'd see where I stand after the team time trial (on Sunday).

  2. Ernest Rutheford:

    Splitting the atom is like trying to shoot a gnat in the Albert Hall at night and using ten million rounds of ammunition on the off chance of getting it. That should convince you that the atom will always be a sink of energy and never a reservoir of energy.

  3. Angela Merkel:

    There is no splitting of Europe into separate parts but one member state needing more time to see how it will be implemented.

  4. Ben Sasse:

    Vladimir Putin will embrace the idea that we might self-deter every time he issues a press release. And lawyerly hair-splitting about providing this kind of weaponry is not escalatory but providing that kind of weaponry is escalatory – I don't think we really believe that, i think the administration is pushing the intelligence community to give them cover for lean forward decisions they don't want to be making.

  5. Zhou Ye:

    It has made going Dutch less hassle and so much more fun, young people think splitting bills this way is fun, and older ones may find it fashionable to do so.

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