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Splitter vs. Sinker

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Splitternoun

A person or a thing that splits.

Sinkernoun

One who sinks something.

Splitternoun

A quarry worker who splits slate into sheets.

Sinkernoun

(fishing) A weight used in fishing to cause the line or net to sink.

β€˜Hook the sinker onto this loop.’;

Splitternoun

(colloquial) A scientist in one of various fields who prefers to split categories such as species or dialects up into smaller groups.

Sinkernoun

(baseball) Any of several high speed pitches that have a downward motion near the plate; a two-seam fastball, a split-finger fastball, or a forkball.

β€˜His sinkers drew one ground ball after another.’;

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Splitternoun

(baseball) A split-finger fastball.

Sinkernoun

(construction) Sinker nail, used for framing in current construction.

Splitternoun

(graphical user interface) A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.

Sinkernoun

(slang) A doughnut; a biscuit.

Splitternoun

(US) A wheaten cake split and buttered when hot.

Sinkernoun

In knitting machines, one of the thin plates, blades, or other devices, that depress the loops upon or between the needles.

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Splitternoun

One who splits hairs in argument, etc.

Sinkernoun

One who, or that which, sinks.

Splitternoun

One who, or that which, splits.

Sinkernoun

a small ring-shaped friedcake

Splitternoun

a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone

Sinkernoun

a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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Splitternoun

a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics

Sinkernoun

a pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate

Splitternoun

a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences

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