Meaning of SLIT in English

SLIT

— slitless , adj. — slitlike , adj.

/slit/ , v. , slit, slitting , n.

v.t.

1. to cut apart or open along a line; make a long cut, fissure, or opening in.

2. to cut or rend into strips; split.

n.

3. a straight, narrow cut, opening, or aperture.

[ 1175-1225; ME slitte (n.), slitten (v.); c. G schlitzen to split, slit; akin to OE slite a slit, geslit a bite, slitan to split; see SLICE ]

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