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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.

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. Ian Ziering:

    It is with a heavy heart that I tell you Erin and I are splitting up, with our hectic work schedules we could not be busier, and over the last few years have grown apart.

  2. Burhan din wani:

    Not everything that's broken is destroyed, even the universe exists only after splitting to pieces

  3. 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.

  4. Steven Maviglio:

    Splitting California into three new states will triple the amount of special interests, lobbyists, politicians and bureaucracy, california government can do a better job addressing the real issues facing the state, but this measure is a massive distraction that will cause political chaos and greater inequality.

  5. Matt Dole:

    You have a lot of candidates who are splitting the Donald Trump vote and that seems to be paying dividends for Matt Dolan, i can't think of another primary at this level where it could still go so many different ways this late in the game.

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. elation
    • B. conveyance
    • C. tingle
    • D. elan

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