Definition of Splitting

1. Adjective. Resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree. "Heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"

Exact synonyms: Rending, Ripping
Similar to: Cacophonic, Cacophonous



Definition of Splitting

1. Noun. An instance where something splits. ¹

2. Noun. (psychology) A division in the mind, or affecting one's sense of self. ¹

3. Noun. (chemistry) The cleavage of a covalent bond. ¹

4. Adjective. Resembling the sound of something being split or ripped. ¹

5. Adjective. Severe. ¹

6. Verb. (present participle of split) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Splitting

1. split [v] - See also: split

Medical Definition of Splitting

1. In chemistry, the cleavage of a covalent bond, fragmenting the molecule involved. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Splitting

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Literary usage of Splitting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report (1904)
"In splitting, the arrangement of tissues is broken up. Cross sections become half-moon shaped instead of circular. The circles of epidermis, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"This is also a negative splitting from observations on the intensities of the 13C satellites. However, it is necessary to look at specific regions in the ..."

3. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"Tools for Splitting Wood. For splitting wood and also for felling trees iron or wooden wedges and the cleaving-axe are required. (a) Wedges. ..."

4. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1889)
""The Splitting Chisel, Fig. 24, is used chiefly on the softer, Fio. 23. ... Splitting CHISEL. stratified stones, and sometimes on fine architectural ..."

5. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1889)
""The Splitting qj^=» Cf ~^=3 Chisel, Fig. 24. is used Chiefly On the softer, TOOTH CHISEL. Splitting CHISEL. , . „ ' & • . FIG. 23. FIG. ..."

6. American Foundry Practice: Treating of Loam, Dry Sand and Green Sand by Thomas Dyson West (1882)
"The splitting of such castings has not always been a success, ... There are several ways of splitting such castings, and what would be good for one style ..."

7. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1908)
"The starting torque of a single-phase induction motor with a phase-splitting starting device can, therefore, be predetermined if the electromotive forces at ..."

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