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slit

slit

 
pronunciation:
slIt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: slit, slits, slitting
definition: to cut a long straight line into or through.
We'll slit the lime and squeeze out the juice.
synonyms:
slice
similar words:
cut, pierce, slash
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a long straight cut or opening.
There's a slit in her skirt.
synonyms:
slash
similar words:
aperture, cleft, crack