Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of splitter.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I always thought it was "splitters", but I could be wrong.

    McCain Supporter Rants About "Hooligan" Obama And "Socialist" Takeover -- And McCain Agrees

  • An increased focus on aerodynamics and what the industry sometimes calls air management means that even drivers of family sedans, station wagons and minivans have to be careful not to scrape low-hanging air dams, spoilers and "splitters" in driveway aprons and parking lot curbs.

    What to Do About a Car With a Low Air Dam

  • These "splitters" have done everyhing in their power to advance the proposition, Consevative good, Liberal bad.

    Justin Frank: Politics on the Couch: Splitting and Reparation -- Part One

  • This problem is solved with "splitters" which literally split off a percentage of the light signal so it can be examined.

    Whistle-Blower's Evidence, Uncut

  • This problem is solved with "splitters" which literally split off a percentage of the light signal so it can be examined.

    AT

  • For a generation or more in the recent past the "splitters" had things pretty much their own way; but of late there is a growing tendency to frown down the mania for creating new names.

    Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation

  • Among the workers in botany and in every department of zoölogy there have always been the "splitters" and the "lumpers," as they are familiarly called; the former insisting on the most minute distinctions between their "species," thus multiplying them; the latter being more liberal and tending to diminish the number of species in any given group.

    Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation

  • In the realm of invertebrate palæontology, however, the "splitters" are still holding high carnival, in spite of the efforts of some very prominent scientists in the opposite direction.

    Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation

  • 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 Jungle

  • The best paid men, the "splitters," made fifty cents an hour, which would be five or six dollars a day in the rush seasons, and one or two in the dullest.

    The Jungle

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.