splitter

See also: Splitter

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

split +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

splitter (plural splitters)

  1. A person or a thing that splits.
  2. A quarry worker who splits slate into sheets.
  3. (colloquial) A scientist in one of various fields who prefers to split categories such as species or dialects up into smaller groups.
    Hyponym: species-monger
  4. (baseball) A split-finger fastball.
  5. (graphical user interface) A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.
  6. (US) A wheaten cake split and buttered when hot.
  7. One who splits hairs in argument, etc.
  8. A device with two electrical plugs that plugs into an electrical outlet, effectively converting the electrical outlet into two; socket converter.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (one who prefers to split categories): lumper

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

VerbEdit

splitter

  1. present of splitte

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

splitter

  1. inflection of splittern:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Danish splitter- and German splitter- (inseparable in both languages)

AdverbEdit

splitter

  1. completely, entirely
    splitter nakenstark naked, starkers (UK)
    splitter nybrand new

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

splitter m

  1. indefinite plural of splitt

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

splitter

  1. present of splitte

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish splitter- and German splitter- (used in compound form in both languages)

AdverbEdit

splitter

  1. completely, entirely
    splitter nakenstark naked, starkers (UK)
    splitter nybrand new

ReferencesEdit