[split-fing-gerd] /ˈsplɪtˌfɪŋ gərd/
a pitch, similar to the forkball but thrown with the same arm speed as a fastball, that drops suddenly as it nears the batter.
noun, Aeronautics. 1. a flap that is located on the under surface of the trailing edge of an aircraft wing and that splits away from the wing structure when rotated downward, producing an increase in lift or drag or both. Compare landing flap. 2. a flap that is located on the upper surface of the […]
- Split hand
split hand n. See cleft hand.
noun, Photography. 1. a range finder in which opposing halves of a split field move relative to each other and coincide when the object centered in the field is in focus.
noun, Grammar. 1. an expression in which there is a word or phrase, especially an adverb or adverbial phrase, between to and its accompanying verb form in an infinitive, as in to readily understand. split infinitive noun 1. (in English grammar) an infinitive used with another word between to (the infinitive marker) and the verb […]