Spalato



noun
1.
a seaport in S Croatia, on the Adriatic: Roman ruins.
noun
1.
the Italian name for Split
verb splits, splitting, split
1.
to break or cause to break, esp forcibly, by cleaving into separate pieces, often into two roughly equal pieces: to split a brick
2.
to separate or be separated from a whole: he split a piece of wood from the block
3.
to separate or be separated into factions, usually through discord
4.
(often foll by up) to separate or cause to separate through a disagreement
5.
when tr, often foll by up. to divide or be divided among two or more persons: split up the pie among the three of us
6.
(slang) to depart; leave: let’s split, we split the scene
7.
(transitive) to separate (something) into its components by interposing something else: to split a word with hyphens
8.
(slang) (intransitive) usually foll by on. to betray the trust, plans, etc (of); inform: he split on me to the cops
9.
(transitive) (US, politics) to mark (a ballot, etc) so as to vote for the candidates of more than one party: he split the ticket
10.
(transitive) to separate (an animal hide or skin) into layers
11.
split hairs, to make a fine but needless distinction
12.
split one’s sides, to laugh very heartily
13.
split the difference

to settle a dispute by effecting a compromise in which both sides give way to the same extent
to divide a remainder equally

noun
14.
the act or process of splitting
15.
a gap or rift caused or a piece removed by the process of splitting
16.
a breach or schism in a group or the faction resulting from such a breach
17.
a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream, covered with whipped cream, nuts, etc: banana split
18.
See Devonshire split
19.

a separated layer of an animal hide or skin other than the outer layer
leather made from such a layer

20.
(tenpin bowling) a formation of the pins after the first bowl in which there is a large gap between two pins or groups of pins
21.
(informal) an arrangement or process of dividing up loot or money
adjective
22.
having been split; divided: split logs
23.
having a split or splits: hair with split ends
noun
1.
a port and resort in W Croatia on the Adriatic: remains of the palace of Diocletian (295–305). Pop: 188 000 (2005 est) Italian name Spalato

split (splĭt)
v. split, split·ting, splits

To divide from end to end or along the grain by or as if by a sharp blow; tear.

To break, burst, or rip apart with force; rend.

To separate; disunite.

To break apart or divide a chemical compound into simpler constituents.

spliff

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