split up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v split up become separated into pieces or fragments "The figurine broke","The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
    • v split up 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"
    • v split up separate into parts or portions "divide the cake into three equal parts","The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
    • v split up get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage "The couple divorced after only 6 months"
    • n split up 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"
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Quotations

  • Stephane Mallarme
    Stephane Mallarme
    “The poetic act consists of suddenly seeing that an idea splits up into a number of equal motifs and of grouping them; they rhyme.”

Usage

In literature:

They split up and mingled among the others.
"The Settling of the Sage" by Hal G. Evarts
The House was split up into factions: he himself had no one to talk to except Ferguson and Sandham.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
They stared at her as they might have done had the heavens opened and an angel come down, or the earth split and a devil sprung up.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
There ain't many things about me 't I can sew up as I would n't split for a quarter any day.
"Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs" by Anne Warner
They've been split as if a great force came up from underneath and burst them open.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
As they surged up and down the steep room benches were split.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
One thing and another went on and Charlie and me we split up right there.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
In 642 Oswald was killed in battle, and Deira and Bernicia were again split up into two kingdoms.
"The Cathedral Church of York" by A. Clutton-Brock
A man come up to our wagon and say he'd split the difference.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Article upon article and pamphlet upon pamphlet were written anent the splitting-up of our navy!
"Banzai!" by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
There was no question of splitting it up.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I'll heat you up an' make you spin silk an' split it into ribbens.
"Mingo" by Joel Chandler Harris
He said he had started with a posse, but that they had split up.
"More Tish" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
We split up into small parties, and visited the sights of the Eternal City as we pleased.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
She said the baby was sick, and there hadn't been no wood split, nor the barn fastened up, nor nuthin'.
"Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know" by Various
That money's split up and partly drunk up by this time.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Split walked up the stoop.
"The Madigans" by Miriam Michelson
It's a big split as goes up ever so far, and goes down ever so far.
"The Black Tor" by George Manville Fenn
At that moment the fragile canoe was lifted up by a sea, and then down she came upon a bed of rocks, almost splitting in two.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
It has split the lower part of the hull, instead of blowing up the deck and topsides!
"The Secret of the Island" by W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
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In poetry:

Now love, or leave, my dear; retreat, or follow;
I Daphne (this premised) take thee Apollo;
And may I split into ten thousand trees
If I give up on other terms than these.
"Daphne to Apollo. Imitated From The First Book Of Ovid's Metamorphosis" by Matthew Prior
Clobber? Me trosso, 'ead to foot, wus noo -
Got up regardless, fer this interview.
Stiff shirt, a Yankee soot split up the back,
A tie wiv yeller spots an' stripes o' blue.
"Mar " by C J Dennis
Loam-humps, he says, moles shunt
up from delved worm-haunt;
blue fur, moles have; hefting chalk-hulled flint
he with rock splits open
knobbed quartz; flayed colors ripen
rich, brown, sudden in sunlight.
"Ode For Ted" by Sylvia Plath
But--I missed him--w'y of course I did!--The Fall and Winter through
I never built the kitchen-fire, er split a stick in two,
Er fed the stock, er butchered, er swung up a gambrel-pin,
But what I thought o' John, and wished that he was home agin.
"How John Quit The Farm" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

Why Did Those Ultra Trail Runners near San Diego Choose to Split Up .
He and I had split up two years before because of his violent ways.
People magazine is reporting that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has split up with girlfriend Jessica Simpson.
According to Bloomberg, the break up proposal under consideration would have split ST between its analog and digital businesses.
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher split up last November, shortly after his penis tripped and fell into another woman.
Special teams responsibilities being split up.
But after the school split into two 5A squads, the task at hand for the new Goddard Eisenhower is to grow the program from the ground up.
Now, the band has issued a statement confirming that they are, indeed, splitting up.
HP May Have To Split Up.
Ryan Reynolds wed Gossip Girl star Blake Lively over the weekend, just two years after splitting up from first wife Scarlett Johansson.
She and her husband of 19 years, "Tim," split up last fall – it was a shock to her and to all of us when he moved out.
United Bank of Kansas, a $114 million bank based in Lenexa, is being split up.
'Truly Ironic ': Sandy Weill Says Big Banks Should Be Split Up.
"We split our lineup up," Eames said.
Kraft 's profit up after split.
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In science:

So far we have used topological ideas to split up the configuration space into disconnected sectors.
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
In (b), the curves for L = 3 and L = 5 for r = 3/4 essentially coincide at the right side of the plot, whereas they split up to the left, with L = 3 as the upper curve there.
Random maps and attractors in random Boolean networks
If S is not isomorphic to H (m, n), K (m, n), E (1, 6), or S (1, 2), then the split F-form S F is, up to isomorphism, the unique F-form of S .
Automorphisms and forms of simple infinite-dimensional linearly compact Lie superalgebras
According to Waldhausen [Wa] there is only one such Heegaard splitting of ¶J2 up to homeomorphism, obtained as follows: Regard J2 as the product of the interval with a genus r2 3-dimensional handlebody H .
Generalized Property R and the Schoenflies Conjecture
So the absolute, simple N (X ) of preferential structures splits up into many, by default independent, normalities, N (X, φ) for φ−normal etc.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
As a result, the cohomology class [H ] ∈ H 3 (M , R) is independent of the splitting and completely determines the exact Courant algebroid E up to isomorphism.
Generalized Kahler and hyper-Kahler quotients
A well known way to speed up the algorithm is to split the whole energy interval in sub-intervals where the WL algorithm converges faster.
Wang-Landau study of the critical behaviour of the bimodal 3D-Random Field Ising Model
Its implementation splits up into a HW and a SW adapter.
Systematic Transaction Level Modeling of Embedded Systems with SystemC
H (A|B )ρα is large for every split state |Ψα i, then the same is true for the quantity Hmin (A|B )ρ (up to a correction of size log m, see Lemma 5.8 for a precise statement).
Sampling of min-entropy relative to quantum knowledge
In particular, we will further split up split states.
Sampling of min-entropy relative to quantum knowledge
Thus, this type of analysis will greatly benefit from having a larger cavity sample in the future, that can be split up into groups with very similar properties.
Constraining the Nature of X-ray Cavities in Clusters and Galaxies
We will split the random circuits up into classes depending on how many qubits have been hit.
Random Quantum Circuits are Approximate 2-designs
The action of Γ splits up I (λ) into a direct sum of weight subspaces.
Representations of pointed Hopf algebras and their Drinfel'd quantum doubles
There we present an algorithm, in which the problem of inverting the full N × N -matrix is split up into the multiple inversion of each isolated block.
Coupling-geometry-induced temperature scales in the conductance of Luttinger liquid wires
It is a theorem of Auslander and Reiten that given any finitely generated indecomposable non-pro jective kG-module C , there exists a unique (up to isomorphism of short exact sequences) almost split sequence terminating in C .
Freyd's generating hypothesis with almost split sequences
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