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splitter

[split-er] /ˈsplɪt ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that splits.
2.
Biology Informal. a taxonomist who believes that classifications should emphasize differences between organisms and therefore favors a multiplicity of taxa (opposed to lumper).
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; split + -er1
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Examples from the web for splitter
  • Use a hose splitter to route lengths of hose along all branches of the trench.
  • If the photons from the two ions are in the same state, the beam splitter will shunt both to one photodetector.
  • The standard oxide can is raised to the necessary height above the batch splitter and inverted.
  • The beam splitter is represented by the thin vertical lines.
  • Make sure all splitter water spouts are level to ensure a fairly even water flow.
  • Another type of splitter divides flow inside the filter.
  • Rinse the inside of the splitter well to remove organisms that may stick to the sides.
  • The treated effluent flows out through a pipe to an automated splitter valve.
  • These slabs then move to the cutting shed, where they are split into curb-size pieces by a hydraulic splitter.
Slang definitions & phrases for splitter

splitter

Related Terms

lip-splitter


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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