a person or thing that splits.
Biology Informal. a taxonomist who believes that classifications should emphasize differences between organisms and therefore favors a multiplicity of taxa (opposed to lumper).
- Split the sheets
split the difference
- Split-thickness flap
split-thickness flap n. A surgical flap that consists of the mucosa and submucosa but does not include periosteum. Also called partial-thickness flap.
- Split-thickness graft
split-thickness graft n. A skin graft of the epidermis and part of the dermis. Also called partial-thickness graft, split-skin graft.
noun, U.S. Politics. 1. a ballot on which not all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party. 2. a ticket on which not all the candidates nominated by a party are members of the party. split ticket noun 1. See split (sense 9) See also straight ticket split ticket definition A vote […]