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5 definitions found
 for slit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slit \Slit\, obs.
     3d. pers. sing. pres. of Slide. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slit \Slit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slit or Slitted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Slitting.] [OE. slitten, fr. sliten, AS. st[imac]tan
     to tear; akin to D. slijten to wear out, G. schleissen to
     slit, split, OHG. sl[imac]zan to split, tear, wear out, Icel.
     st[imac]ta to break, tear, wear out, Sw. slita, Dan. slide.
     Cf. Eclat, Slate, n., Slice.]
     1. To cut lengthwise; to cut into long pieces or strips; as,
        to slit iron bars into nail rods; to slit leather into
        straps.
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     2. To cut or make a long fissure in or upon; as, to slit the
        ear or the nose.
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     3. To cut; to sever; to divide. [Obs.]
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              And slits the thin-spun life.         --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slit \Slit\, n. [AS. slite.]
     A long cut; a narrow opening; as, a slit in the ear.
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     Gill slit. (Anat.) See Gill opening, under Gill.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slit
      n 1: a long narrow opening
      2: obscene terms for female genitals [syn: cunt, puss,
         pussy, slit, snatch, twat]
      3: a depression scratched or carved into a surface [syn:
         incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent]
      4: a narrow fissure
      v 1: make a clean cut through; "slit her throat" [syn: slit,
           slice]
      2: cut a slit into; "slit the throat of the victim"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  286 Moby Thesaurus words for "slit":
     abrade, abysm, abyss, aggravated, amputate, aperture, arroyo, ax,
     bark, bezel, bisect, blemish, bloody, box canyon, breach, break,
     breakage, broach, broken, burn, burned, burst, busted, butcher,
     canal, canaliculate, canaliculated, canalize, canyon, carve,
     cavity, chafe, chamfer, chamfered, channel, channeled, chap, chase,
     chasm, check, checked, chimney, chink, chinky, chip, chipped,
     chisel, chop, claw, cleave, cleft, cleuch, clough, cloven, col,
     corduroy, corduroyed, corrugate, corrugated, corrugation, costate,
     coulee, couloir, crack, cracked, cranny, craze, crazed, crevasse,
     crevice, crimp, crimped, cut, cut apart, cut away, cut in two,
     cut off, cut open, cwm, dado, dadoed, damaged, defile, dehiscent,
     dell, deteriorated, dichotomize, dike, dispart, dissever, ditch,
     divaricate, divide, donga, draw, embittered, engrave, engraved,
     engraving, exacerbated, excavation, excise, fault, fissure,
     fissured, fissury, flaw, flume, flute, fluted, fluting, fly open,
     fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, furrow, furrowed, gall, gap, gape,
     gaping, gappy, gash, gashed, goffer, goffered, gorge, gouge,
     gouged, groove, grooved, gulch, gulf, gully, hack, halve, harmed,
     hew, hole, hurt, impaired, imperfect, in bits, in pieces,
     in shards, in shreds, incise, incised, incision, injure, injured,
     irritated, jigsaw, joint, kloof, knife, lacerate, lacerated, lance,
     lay open, leak, maim, make mincemeat of, mangled, maul,
     microgroove, moat, mutilate, mutilated, notch, nullah, ope, open,
     open up, opening, pare, part, pass, passage, pierce, pleat,
     pleated, plow, prune, puncture, quartered, rabbet, rabbeted,
     ragged, ravine, rend, rent, ribbed, rifle, rifled, rifling, rift,
     rime, rimose, rimulose, rip, rive, riven, ruck, run, rupture,
     ruptured, rut, rutted, rutty, savage, saw, scald, scalded, scale,
     scissor, scissure, scorch, scorched, score, scored, scotch, scrape,
     scratch, scratched, scuff, seam, separate, sever, severed,
     shattered, shredded, skin, slash, slashed, slice, slot, smashed,
     snip, splinter, splintered, split, sprain, spread, spread out,
     spring open, sprung, stab, stick, strain, streak, stria, striate,
     striated, striation, sulcate, sulcated, sulcation, sulcus, sunder,
     swing open, tap, tattered, tear, tear open, the worse for,
     throw open, torn, traumatize, trench, trough, troughed, valley,
     void, wadi, weakened, well-worn groove, whittle, worse, worse off,
     worsened, wound, wrench, wrinkle, wrinkled
  
  

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