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  • nounsmall opening, cut
  • verbcut open

synonyms for slit

  • aperture
  • cleavage
  • crevice
  • fissure
  • incision
  • breach
  • cleft
  • crack
  • gash
  • hole
  • rent
  • split
  • tear
  • rip
  • slash
  • slot
  • gash
  • pierce
  • slice
  • lance
  • tear
  • incise
  • knife
  • sever
  • split open
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antonyms for slit

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  • closing
  • closure
  • solid
  • close
  • mend
  • unite
  • combine
  • sew
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How to use slit in a sentence

Frog and toad pupils come in quite the array, from slits to circles.
FROG AND TOAD PUPILS MAINLY COME IN SEVEN DIFFERENT SHAPESCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
To promote even cooking whether you’re roasting or steaming a whole fish, cut shallow slits into both sides.
HOW TO MAKE CANTONESE SIZZLING FISHDANIELA GALARZAJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tuck some of the larger pieces of scallion, ginger and citrus zest into each slit and slip the rest inside the cavity.
HOW TO MAKE CANTONESE SIZZLING FISHDANIELA GALARZAJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The beam of the flashlight went through the crate slits, and two airport workers saw the light.
MAN SEEKS PALS HE ONCE PERSUADED TO SHIP HIM AROUND THE WORLD IN A CRATECATHY FREEAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Each odor-detection unit sat on top of a bunch of slits on the chip, as a sort of venting mechanism.
SCIENTISTS MADE A BIOHYBRID NOSE USING CELLS FROM MOSQUITOESSHELLY FANJANUARY 26, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
"I see," said Castle, closing his eyes and squinting through a slit between the lids.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
"Sh-h—be quiet," warned Betty, peeping again through the slit in the curtain.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
I have recently fitted the lower half of the slit with a wind-screen, which has proved to be a most useful addition.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
Occasionally an ear-like outgrowth appears on the neck, indicative of the attempt of a second slit to develop into an ear.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIT

  • breach
  • break
  • chasm
  • chink
  • cleft
  • crack
  • cut
  • eye
  • fissure
  • gap
  • gash
  • interstice
  • opening
  • orifice
  • outlet
  • passage
  • perforation
  • pinhole
  • puncture
  • rift
  • rupture
  • slash
  • slit
  • slot
  • space
  • vent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.