Meaning of SPLIT in English
( n. )
the division by a player of one hand of blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two cards dealt to a player have the same value; the player is usually obliged to increase the amount wagered by placing a sum equal to the original bet on the new hand thus created.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012