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      vb   cut (open), gash, impale, knife, lance, pierce, rip, slash, split open  
      n   cut, fissure, gash, incision, opening, rent, split, tear  
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  ( slits    plural & 3rd person present)   ( slitting    present participle  )
The form slit is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.     
1       verb   If you slit something, you make a long narrow cut in it.  
They say somebody slit her throat...      V n  
He began to slit open each envelope...      V n with open  
She was wearing a white dress slit to the thigh.      V-ed to/from n  
2       n-count   A slit is a long narrow cut.  
oft N in n  
Make a slit in the stem about half an inch long.     
3       n-count   A slit is a long narrow opening in something.  
oft N in n  
She watched them through a slit in the curtains.     

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split, silt, sit, slight

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