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A long, narrow opening, incision, or aperture.


A narrow opening.

dorsal slit

A surgical procedure to make the foreskin of the penis easily retractable. The foreskin is cut in the dorsal midline but not far enough to extend into the mucous membrane next to the glans.

vestibular slit

The opening between the left and right ventricular folds of the larynx.
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As a result, we can find that the slitted (or connected) ground structure (c) is effective for decoupling between the antennas.
It is evident that Tom is moving toward the wolf spirit when, during the night before he ventures into the icy waters of the lake, he dreams of a shadow moving in gray water: "It moved noiselessly, with slitted yellow eyes, and as it approached it began to change and rose from four legs to two and looked with gaunt cheeks at the sleeper.
Initially the lamination rolls are slitted on a slitting line followed by cutting of individual lamination to various lengths in a predetermined programmed sequence in the sophisticated numerically controlled cut-to-length.
Since temperatures often fluctuate in spring, use season extenders such as slitted plastic tunnels or floating row covers when necessary.
Lastly, Merkas, which is one of Hassan Group's latest investments having begun production in 2011, produces 9000 tons of air-through bonded nonwovens with a range of 25-120 gsm in slitted or spooled rolls.
An inspection was then carried out and the troublesome area was sanded and slitted to increase grip.
You can ventilate tunnels by using slitted plastic, which is a bit pricey and not widely available in small quantities, or by simply opening the ends of the tunnel and using clothespins or spring-dips to hold the bunched plastic open.
Pile on the diamante, strike an attitude on a chaise longue and through slitted eyes sigh 'did somebody say party?
In fact, the form of Akhenaten himself diverged dramatically from that of previous kings: In the many reliefs and statues in the show, he is shown with a long face with wide, slitted eyes and protruding lips, a distended belly, fleshy hips, and spindly legs.
The closures also feature a slitted tamper band for easy opening, with the bore seal helping to prevent leakages.