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Definition of slit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slit
he / she / it slits
past simple slit
-ing form slitting
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to make a long narrow cut or opening in something slit something Slit the roll with a sharp knife. The child's throat had been slit. Her skirt was slit at both sides (= designed with an opening at the bottom on each side). slit something + adj. He slit open the envelope and took out the letter.
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