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# Split vs. Parcel

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Splitadjective

Divided.

‘Republicans appear split on the centerpiece of Mr. Obama's economic recovery plan.’;

Parcelnoun

A package wrapped for shipment.

‘I saw a brown paper parcel on my doorstep.’;

Splitadjective

Having the middle group equal to the direct product of the others.

Parcelnoun

An individual consignment of cargo for shipment, regardless of size and form.

Splitadjective

(of coffee) Comprising half decaffeinated and half caffeinated espresso.

Parcelnoun

A division of land bought and sold as a unit.

‘I own a small parcel of land between the refinery and the fish cannery.’;

Splitadjective

Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price.

Parcelnoun

(obsolete) A group of birds.

Splitadjective

Given in sixteenths rather than the usual eighths.

$10\frac\left\{3\right\}\left\{16\right\}$ is a split quotation.’;

Parcelnoun

An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.

Splitadjective

(London stock exchange) Designating ordinary stock that has been divided into preferred ordinary and deferred ordinary.

Parcelnoun

A small amount of food that has been wrapped up, for example a pastry.

Splitnoun

A crack or longitudinal fissure.

Parcelnoun

A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.

‘A certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.’;

Splitnoun

A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division.

Parcelverb

To wrap something up into the form of a package.

Splitnoun

A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment.

Parcelverb

To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.

‘Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.’;

Splitnoun

(leather manufacture) One of the sections of a skin made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.

Parcelverb

To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into.

Splitnoun

A maneuver of spreading or sliding the feet apart until the legs are flat on the floor 180 degrees apart, either sideways to the body or with one leg in front and one behind, thus lowering the body completely to the floor in an upright position.

Parcelverb

To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.

Splitnoun

A split-finger fastball.

‘He’s got a nasty split.’;

Parceladverb

(obsolete) Part or half; in part; partially.

Splitnoun

(bowling) A result of a first throw that leaves two or more pins standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.

Parcelnoun

A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.

‘Two parcels of the white of an egg.’; ‘The parcels of the nation adopted different forms of self-government.’;

Splitnoun

A split shot or split stroke.

Parcelnoun

A part; a portion; a piece; as, a certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.

Splitnoun

A dessert or confection resembling a banana split.

Parcelnoun

An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.

‘This youthful parcelOf noble bachelors stand at my disposing.’;

Splitnoun

A unit of measure used for champagne or other spirits: 18.75 centiliter or one quarter of a standard .75 liter bottle. Commercially comparable to 1/20th (US) gallon, which is 1/2 of a fifth.

Parcelnoun

A number or quantity of things put up together; a bundle; a package; a packet.

‘'Tis like a parcel sent you by the stage.’;

Splitnoun

A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters, half the volume of a standard .75 liter bottle; a demi.

Parcelverb

To divide and distribute by parts or portions; - often with out or into.

‘These ghostly kings would parcel out my power.’; ‘The broad woodland parceled into farms.’;

Splitnoun

(athletics) The elapsed time at specific intermediate points in a race.

‘In the 3000m race, his 800m split was 1:45.32’;

Parcelverb

To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.

‘That mine own servant shouldParcel the sum of my disgraces byAddition of his envy.’;

Splitnoun

(video games) The elapsed time at specific intermediate points in a speedrun.

Parcelverb

To make up into a parcel; as, to parcel a customer's purchases; the machine parcels yarn, wool, etc.

Splitnoun

(construction) A tear resulting from tensile stresses.

Parceladjective

Part or half; in part; partially.

‘The worthy dame was parcel-blind.’; ‘One that . . . was parcel-bearded [partially bearded].’;

Splitnoun

(gambling) A division of a stake happening when two cards of the kind on which the stake is laid are dealt in the same turn.

Parcelnoun

a wrapped container

Splitnoun

(music) A recording containing songs by multiple artists.

Parcelnoun

the result of parcelling out or sharing;

‘death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans’;

Parcelnoun

an extended area of land

Splitverb

(intransitive) Of something solid particularly wood, to break along the grain fully or partly along a more or less straight line.

Parcelnoun

a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Splitverb

(transitive) To share; to divide.

‘We split the money among three people.’;

Parcelverb

divide into parts;

‘The developers parceled the land’;

Splitverb

(slang) To leave.

‘Let's split this scene and see if we can find a real party.’;

Parcelverb

cover with strips of canvas;

‘parcel rope’;

Splitverb

To separate or break up.

‘Did you hear Dick and Jane split? They'll probably get a divorce.’;

Parcelverb

make into a wrapped container

Splitverb

To factor into linear factors.

Parcelnoun

an object or collection of objects wrapped in paper in order to be carried or sent by post

‘a brown paper parcel’; ‘a parcel bomb’; ‘the lorry was carrying a large number of Royal Mail parcels’;

Splitverb

To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.

Parcelnoun

a quantity or amount of something, especially as dealt with in one commercial transaction

‘a parcel of shares’;

Splitverb

To burst out laughing.

Parcelnoun

a piece of land, especially one considered as part of an estate

‘she decided to divide her property into three parcels and invite sealed bids’;

Splitverb

To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.

Parcelnoun

a group of people of a specified sort

‘a parcel of rogues’;

Splitverb

(sports) In athletics (esp. baseball), when both teams involved in a doubleheader each win one game and lose another game.

‘Boston split with Philadelphia in a doubleheader, winning the first game 3-1 before losing 2-0 in the nightcap.’;

Parcelnoun

a portion of a larger body of air or other fluid considered as a discrete element

‘an inversion forms a barrier to a rising parcel of air’;

Splitverb

To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. by force; to divide in the direction of the grain or layers; to rive; to cleave; as, to split a piece of timber or a board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin.

‘Cold winter split the rocks in twain.’;

Parcelverb

make (something) into a parcel by wrapping it

‘he parcelled up the goods and sent them back’;

Splitverb

To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder.

‘A huge vessel of exceeding hard marble split asunder by congealed water.’;

Parcelverb

divide into portions and then distribute

‘the farmers argue that parcelling out commercial farmland in small plots will reduce productivity’;

Splitverb

To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political party; to disunite.

Parcelverb

wrap (rope) with strips of tarred canvas, before binding it with yarn as part of a traditional technique to reduce chafing.

Splitverb

To divide or separate into components; - often used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid.

Splitverb

To part asunder; to be rent; to burst; as, vessels split by the freezing of water in them.

Splitverb

To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.

‘The ship splits on the rock.’;

Splitverb

To separate into parties or factions.

Splitverb

To burst with laughter.

‘Each had a gravity would make you split.’;

Splitverb

To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.

Splitverb

To divide one hand of blackjack into two hands; - a strategy allowed to a player when the first two cards dealt to the player have the same value.

Splitverb

To leave; to depart (from a place or gathering); as, let's split.

Splitnoun

A crack, rent, or longitudinal fissure.

Splitnoun

A breach or separation, as in a political party; a division.

Splitnoun

A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a splinter; a fragment.

Splitnoun

One of the sections of a skin made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.

Splitnoun

A division of a stake happening when two cards of the kind on which the stake is laid are dealt in the same turn.

Splitnoun

Any of the three or four strips into which osiers are commonly cleft for certain kinds of work; - usually in pl.

Splitnoun

Short for Split shot or split stroke.

Splitnoun

The feat of going down to the floor so that the legs extend in a straight line, either with one on each side or with one in front and the other behind.

Splitnoun

A small bottle (containing about half a pint) of some drink; - so called as containing half the quantity of the customary smaller commercial size of bottle; also, a drink of half the usual quantity; a half glass.

Splitnoun

The substitution of more than one share of a corporation's stock for one share. The market price of the stock usually drops in proportion to the increase in outstanding shares of stock. The split may be in any ratio, as, a two-for-one split; a three-for-two split.

Splitnoun

The division by a player of one hand of blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two cards dealt to a player have the same value; the player who chooses to split is obliged to increase the amount wagered by placing a sum equal to the original bet on the new hand thus created. See split{6}, v.i.

Splitadjective

Divided; cleft.

Splitadjective

Divided deeply; cleft.

Splitadjective

Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time or price and part at another time or price; - said of an order, sale, etc.

Splitnoun

extending the legs at right angles to the trunks (one in front and the other in back)

Splitnoun

a bottle containing half the usual amount

Splitnoun

a promised or claimed share of loot or money;

‘he demanded his split before they disbanded’;

Splitnoun

a lengthwise crack in wood;

‘he inserted the wedge into a split in the log’;

Splitnoun

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;

‘there was a rip in his pants’; ‘she had snags in her stockings’;

Splitnoun

an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea

Splitnoun

a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts

Splitnoun

(tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl;

‘he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame’;

Splitnoun

an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity;

‘they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock’;

Splitnoun

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something;

‘he gave the envelope a vigorous rip’;

Splitnoun

division of a group into opposing factions;

‘another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy’;

Splitverb

separate into parts or portions;

‘divide the cake into three equal parts’; ‘The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I’;

Splitverb

separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument;

‘cleave the bone’;

Splitverb

discontinue an association or relation; go different ways;

‘The business partners broke over a tax question’; ‘The couple separated after 25 years of marriage’; ‘My friend and I split up’;

Splitverb

go one's own away; move apart;

‘The friends separated after the party’;

Splitverb

break open or apart suddenly;

‘The bubble burst’;

Splitadjective

being divided or separated;

‘split between love and hate’;

Splitadjective

having been divided; having the unity destroyed;

‘Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces’; ‘a league of disunited nations’; ‘a fragmented coalition’; ‘a split group’;

Splitadjective

broken or burst apart longitudinally;

‘after the thunderstorm we found a tree with a split trunk’; ‘they tore big juicy chunks from the heart of the split watermelon’;

Splitadjective

having a long rip or tear;

‘a split lip’;

Splitadjective

(especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain;

‘we bought split logs for the fireplace’;