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splitter

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noun split·ter \ˈspli-tər\

Simple Definition of splitter

  • : a device that divides or splits something (such as wood or electronic signals)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of splitter

  1. 1 :  one that splits

  2. 2 :  one who classifies organisms into numerous named groups based on relatively minor variations or characters — compare lumper

  3. 3 :  split-fingered fastball

Examples of splitter in a sentence

  1. a three-way phone line splitter



1623

First Known Use of splitter

1623


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