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split

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A split is a situation in ten pin bowling in which the first ball of a frame knocks down the headpin ("number 1 bowling pin ") but leaves standing two or more non-adjacent groups of one or more pins. Scoring a spare in this situation is often referred to ...

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Russia and the psychological effect of it penetrated into the foreign federations affiliated with the Socialist party of America and gave the Anarcho-Syndicalists, who have joined us in great numbers in the last six months, a chance to split up the Socialist party of America into three groups.

Every day the outcasts were in the streets, women with junk carts, a man dragging a mattress, ordinary drunks slipping in from the dock areas, from construction craters near the Hudson, people without shoes, amputees and freaks, men splitting off from groups sleeping in fish crates under the highway and limping down past the slips and lanes, the helicopter pad, onto Broad Street, living rags.

One crystal form, anatase, is furthermore even capable, at least in theory, of splitting water molecules all by itself.

At that point, they may find themselves with split loyalties: on the one hand, to defend the prime law of the anthropic cosmos, while at the same time, not wanting to surrender their misguided but nevertheless human peers into the claws of a great evil.

The front of his jump suit split open to reveal his thin powder-blue T-shirt, stained a shade deeper by sweat The lightweight silk-smooth garment might be ideal for shipboard use, and even in an arcology, but for dealing with raw nature it was ridiculous.

Shakespeare, when taken at the full, leads on to fortune, he resolved that the opportunity should not be lost, and applied himself with such assiduity to his practice, that, in all likelihood, he would have carried the palm from all his contemporaries, had he not split upon the same rock which had shipwrecked his hopes before.

By studying both fossil and living archosaurus, paleontologists have shown that the archosaurs split into two branches, or lineages, in the Early Triassic.

For a split second Anne thought it was something she was supposed to autograph, but it was pink, a phone message.

To split the first uranium nucleus by bombarding it with neutrons from the beryllium target took more power than the death of the atom gave up.

In order that the breeder pile continue to operate it was imperative that each atom split by a neutron from the beryllium target should cause the splitting of many more.

The first billman had his bill chopped in two with one blow, his arm chopped off with the next, his helmet and head split with the third.

The tunnel down which they walked split at a crossroads, branching off in five directions, but Diocletia led them toward the light, toward the whistling wheeze.

We split apart, creeping around the edges of the clearing, sheltering ourselves among the thick clumps of bristlecone pine trees that surrounded the Pavilion Point.

Us used to holp de older slaves git out whiteoak splits, and dey larnt us to make cheer bottoms and baskets out of dem splits.

He watched the convicts lay split logs in the saw grass and humus and the black mud that oozed over their ankles.