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noun as in small opening, cut

verb as in cut open

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Frog and toad pupils come in quite the array, from slits to circles.

To promote even cooking whether you’re roasting or steaming a whole fish, cut shallow slits into both sides.

Tuck some of the larger pieces of scallion, ginger and citrus zest into each slit and slip the rest inside the cavity.

The beam of the flashlight went through the crate slits, and two airport workers saw the light.

Paired with Shift or Kingpin bindings, this lightweight setup is an ideal grab-and-go ski for in-bound uphillers or backcountry skiers looking for a starter ski—it even has skin-attachment slits at the tip and tail.

More items came in time, as funding was available, like a slit-and-lace-up jacket and a line of boxer underwear.

Slice challah bread into 1.5 inches then slit hole in middle of each slice and fill with Nutella.

His name was Alexander, and he had a rifle in his hands, but the eyes you could see through the slit in the mask looked friendly.

That throat slit is so real, so jarring, and so matter-of-fact.

First, Father Johannes Baptiste is found in the rectory, his throat slit.

"I see," said Castle, closing his eyes and squinting through a slit between the lids.

"Sh-h—be quiet," warned Betty, peeping again through the slit in the curtain.

I have recently fitted the lower half of the slit with a wind-screen, which has proved to be a most useful addition.

Occasionally an ear-like outgrowth appears on the neck, indicative of the attempt of a second slit to develop into an ear.

Without clear sight of what he was fighting, he struck down with his knife and felt it slit flesh.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slit, such as: aperture, cleavage, crevice, fissure, incision, and breach.

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