Synonyms for slit
Antonyms for slit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SLIT
Cut a slit in the shell of every one to prevent their bursting when hot.
That slit had healed now, but the scar was always at his throat, and in both their hearts.
I will have the canoe drawn up, and gently, but firmly, slit it with my knife.
A hand moved slowly around the slit—a hand that held a pencil-ray.
The darkness then was slit by a hard straight line of white.
The lower end of this rod is slit with a hacksaw and the rudder is placed in this.
In carving a pike, if the back and belly be slit up, and each slice drawn gently downwards, fewer bones will be given at table.
Gather the largest green gooseberries of the walnut kind, and slit the tops into four quarters, leaving the stalk end whole.
"The Frenchman has a throat, and throats can be slit," said the downright King.
Aunt has found out the slit, and poor I will be set to the darning to-morrow.
c.1200, from or related to Old English slitan "to slit, tear, split, rend to pieces; bite, sting; back-bite," from Proto-Germanic *slitan (cf. Old Saxon slitan, Old Frisian slita, Old Norse slita, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch sliten, Dutch slijten, Old High German slizan, German schleißen "to slit"). A more violent verb in Old English than after, e.g. slitcwealm "death by rending." Slit skirt is attested from 1913.A slitting-mill (1660s) cut iron plates into thin rods for making nails, etc.