a metal pin made by bending double a wire, often of hemispherical section, so that it can be passed through a hole in a nut, shaft, etc, to secure another part by bending back the ends of the wire
noun 1. a wooden rail split lengthwise from a log and commonly used in rustic rail and post fencing.
- Split renal-function test
split renal-function test n. See differential ureteralcatheterization test.
- Split ring
noun 1. a steel ring having two helical turns, often used as a key ring
noun, Economics. 1. a taxation under which real-estate taxes on business and industrial buildings are levied at higher rates than on residential homes.