Slit meaning

slĭt
To make a slit or slits in.
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A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
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To cut lengthwise into strips; split.
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To cut or split open, esp. by a straight incision.
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To cut into strips.
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To cut (off); sever.
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(vulgar, slang) The opening of the vagina.
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(vulgar, slang, derogatory) A woman, usually a sexually loose woman; a prostitute.
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To cut a narrow opening.

He slit the bag open and the rice began pouring out.

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To split in two parts.
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To cut; to sever; to divide.
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A cut or tear, esp. one that is long and straight.
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A long, narrow opening or crack.
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Origin of slit

  • Middle English slitte from slitten to split from Old English slītan to cut up

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition