Definition of "slitting" [slit•ting]

  • Present participle of slit. (verb)

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Use "slitting" in a sentence
  • "Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."
  • "The operation of budding requires a good deal of nicety: first, to avoid wounding the wood of the stock in slitting the bark; and, secondly, to make the bark of the scion fit quite closely to the wood of the stock, as, if the least vacuity is left between them, the bud will wither instead of beginning to grow."
  • "The Buddhist texts also find fault with the halal method of slaughter, which it describes as slitting the throats of animals while reciting God’s mantra, Bismillah."