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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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Splitting the difference is the long-wheelbase Expedition Max.
A skilled, but cutthroat, negotiator will throw out an extreme number, Voss says, so that splitting the difference would bring you where they wanted you all along.
Splitting the difference is Interior Minister Marwan Charbel's proposal calling for adopting medium-sized districts with proportional representation.
* In his article, "Splitting the Difference With Split-Dollar Life Insurance Plans," 2/21, Warren Hersch laments the life insurance industry's failure to meet the needs of middle income Americans.
Splitting the difference would have meant a $3.15 million contract for the 25 year old Upton - a 624% raise over the $435,000 he made in 2009.
Splitting the difference between urban and rural cultures, "Ethical Issues in Rural Health Care" is an excellent scholarly examination of what rural people face in the world of health care.
splitting the difference. Few courts have ever raised this form of
The Republicans, the Democrats and the White House should make a deal, splitting the difference on the contested nominees.