slit

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one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes branchial cleft , gill cleft , gill slit
optical device consisting of a tube containing a convex achromatic lens at one end and a slit at the other with the slit at the focus of the lens; light rays leave the slit as a parallel beam collimator
small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer diskette , floppy , floppy disk
(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes fissure
slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing jag
dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books letter opener , paperknife , paper knife
spectroscope for obtaining a mass spectrum by deflecting ions into a thin slit and measuring the ion current with an electrometer mass spectrometer , spectrometer
opening or slit in clothing placket
blanketlike cloak having a slit in the middle for placing it over the head poncho
light medieval helmet with a slit for vision sallade , sallet
seed to speed germination, slit scarify
slit open with sweeping cuts slash
pocket in a garment (usually below the waist) to which access is provided by a vertical or diagonal slit in the outside of the garment slash pocket
small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail) slot
page not slit or trimmed uncut
slit or hole in something vent
slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket) vent
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