splitting

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adjective split·ting \ˈspli-tiŋ\

Definition of splitting

  1. :  that splits or causes to split: such asa :  causing a piercing sensation a splitting headacheb :  very fast or quick racing off at a splitting pace — Charles Dickensc :  sidesplitting a splitting laugh

Examples of splitting in a Sentence

  1. the horse took off at a splitting gallop

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