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1. One that splits: a splitter of wood.
2. A device that splits an electrical line into two lines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splitter - a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.splitter - a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist - a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
lumper - a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics
3.splitter - a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
References in classic literature ?
"Knife oh!" repeated Uncle Salters, waving the flat, curved splitter's weapon.
It was during this period, when the politicians went their saloon rounds, that I was getting bitter bits of education and having illusions punctured--I, who had pored and thrilled over "The Rail- Splitter," and "From Canal Boy to President." Yes, I was learning how noble politics and politicians are.
I am a Jesuit, if you please to think so--a splitter of straws--a man of trifles and crochets and scruples--but you will humour me, I hope, in merciful consideration for my suspicious Italian character, and my uneasy Italian conscience." He bowed again, stepped back a few paces, and withdrew his conscience from our society as politely as he had introduced it.
First there were the "splitters," the most expert workmen in the plant, who earned as high as fifty cents an hour, and did not a thing all day except chop hogs down the middle.
The 16:1 multichannel splitter has the following dimensions: 0.32 m wide, 0.6 m long and 1.20 m high, consisting in the assembly of four small splitters, one below the other, from the discharge hopper of the device (Figure 1B).
Splitter helped San Antonio win the 2014 NBA championship before spending the final two seasons of his seven-year career with Atlanta and Philadelphia.
Backwards-compatible to the entire line of FieldSmart fiber distribution cabinets, the addition of an optical staging plate feature now provides the option to either reuse existing space for placing the idle splitter legs or doubles the density of that same area.
There are several piece-parts that are needed to produce a typical PLC splitter, such as 1 or 2 input optical fibers with an input fiber containment unit, a planar (splitter) chip, a fiber array containment unit, and several output optical fibers, as well as the housing/exterior package.
I want to point out a couple other splitting efficiencies so readers have more options, from those of us without power splitters and burn wood.
The first 146,000 b/d splitter (Phase-I), which went on stream in September 2009, can yield 61,000 b/d of naphtha, 52,000 b/d of kerosine and jet fuel; 24,000 b/d of gasoil/diesel, and over 8,000 b/d of LPG.
The C20 Rock Splitter comes in four models: two vertical options ranging from 64 in.