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Webster 1913 Edition


slitting

slit′ting

(slĭt′tĭng)
,
Adj.
&
Noun.
from
slit
.
slitting file
.
See Illust.
(i)
of
sile
.
slitting mill
.
(a)
A mill where iron bars or plates are slit into narrow strips, as nail rods, and the like
.
(b)
A machine used by lapidaries for slicing stones, usually by means of a revolving disk, called a
slicer
, supplied with diamond powder.
slitting roller
,
one of a pair of rollers furnished with ribs entering between similar ribs in the other roller, and cutting like shears, – used in slitting metals.

Webster 1828 Edition


Slitting

SLIT'TING

,
ppr.
Cutting lengthwise.

Definition 2023


slitting

slitting

English

Verb

slitting

  1. present participle of slit

Noun

slitting (plural slittings)

  1. The act by which something is slit.
    • 2011, Paula Leverage, Theory of Mind and Literature (page 94)
      [] the Jack the Ripper murders in Whitechapel, during which prostitutes in the poor areas of 1880s and 1890s London became the victims of an infamous string of throat slittings.

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