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A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
tr.v. slit, slit·ting, slits
1. To make a slit or slits in.
2. To cut lengthwise into strips; split.

[Middle English slitte, from slitten, to split, from Old English slītan, to cut up.]

slit′ter n.
slit′ty adj.
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