split-off

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Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries Abu Nidal Organization , ANO , Arab Revolutionary Brigades , Black September , Fatah-RC , Fatah Revolutionary Council , Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims
one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form actin
solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being pluton atomic number 94 , plutonium , Pu
banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream banana split
medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats basket oak , cow oak , Quercus montana , Quercus prinus
split in two bifurcate
large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States bomber , Cuban sandwich , grinder , hero , hero sandwich , hoagie , hoagy , Italian sandwich , poor boy , sub , submarine , submarine sandwich , torpedo , wedge , zep
former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa Cape Colony , Cape of Good Hope Province , Cape Province
steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split chopping block
state of being split or cleft cleavage
split apart cleave
split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin) cleft
crack or split, narrow cleft , crevice , fissure
British physicist who (with Ernest Walton in 1931) first split an atom (1897-1967) Cockcroft , Sir John Cockcroft , Sir John Douglas Cockcroft
cotter consisting of a split pin that is secured (after passing through a hole) by splitting the ends apart cotter pin
pod, split ripened dehisce
split open dehisce
former executive department of the United States government; created in 1903 and split into two departments in 1913 Department of Commerce and Labor
republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990 Deutschland , Federal Republic of Germany , FRG , Germany
capable of being split apart divisible
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