the act of separating or splitting away from something else.
something that has split or has been split from something else.
Commerce. a process of reorganizing a corporate structure whereby the capital stock of a division or subsidiary of a corporation or of a newly affiliated company is transferred to the stockholders of the parent corporation in exchange for part of the stock of the latter.
Compare spin-off (def 1), split-up (def 3).
noun 1. (in a newspaper) a page replacing one of an earlier edition and containing chiefly the same material in altered form. 2. the first page of the second section of a newspaper.
noun 1. a dried green pea, split and used especially for soup. noun 1. a pea dried and split and used in soups, pease pudding, or as a vegetable
- Split pelvis
split pelvis n. A pelvis in which the symphysis pubis is absent and the pelvic bones are separated, usually associated with exstrophy of the bladder.
noun 1. multiple personality. split personality noun 1. the tendency to change rapidly in mood or temperament 2. a nontechnical term for multiple personality split personality n. See multiple personality.
adjective, Electricity. 1. pertaining to or noting a current in one of two parallel circuits that have a single-phase current source but unequal impedances and that produce currents of different phase. 2. pertaining to or noting a motor or system utilizing a split-phase current.