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split

(split),
1. To cleave or break.
2. Any condition involving cleavage or bifurcation.

split

(splĭt) [D. splitten, to divide]
1. A longitudinal fissure.
2. Characterized by a deep fissure.
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On a split vote Monday, senators ad opted Senate Concurrent Resolution 547 which would erase the limit.
In an interview with radio station dzBB on Sunday, Veloso justified the Palace's disregard for the SC ruling, noting that it was reached by way of a split vote of 9-6.
BAD Jason Asked about the controversy, fourth judge Ashley Banjo tells us: "If someone said as a panel, 'There's four of you, a split vote is inevitable.
Burwell, however, a split vote would mean nationwide differences in how the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate is applied, said Ilya Shapiro, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute.
THE Bank of England revealed its first split vote on interest rates since last year, but the prospect of sustained near-zero inflation means a hike is still not likely to come until early next year.
The update to NSAID labels follows the recommendations given by panel members from a joint meeting of the FDA's Arthritis Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee in February 2014 in which there was a split vote (14-11) that was slightly in favor of rewording the warning labeling for NSAIDs in regard to the drug class's current labeling, which implies that the cardiovascular thrombotic risk is not substantial with short treatment courses.
At that meeting, there was a split vote (14-11) that was slightly in favor of rewording the warning labeling for NSAIDs in regard to the drug class's current labeling, which implies that the cardiovascular thrombotic risk is not substantial with short treatment courses.
But a split vote may not be necessary as Piwowar seems to have recently changed his tune.
The Bank of Japan's surprise move to flood the economy with more money boosted stock prices and gave a lift to its fight against deflation, but a rare split vote over the decision means further action will be difficult for governor Haruhiko Kuroda.
Policymakers are meeting this week amid speculation that their discussions may produce a split vote for the first time since July 2011.
In a split vote, the BOK's monetary policy committee decided to keep the key rate steady at 25 percent for a 14th straight month earlier this month.
Other Birtley results included decisions against Jake Slater in his bout with two-time ABAE champion Reece Balloti and a split vote which saw Novice Kris Pilkington lose to Mo Fahrib (Finchley).