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1usually split endsA tip of a person's hair which has split from dryness or ill-treatment.‘I've got very bad split ends’
- ‘Long, wild white hair, full of split ends, fell nearly to the back of her knees.’
- ‘It also helps prevent split ends and most importantly, it's non-greasy and can be easily washed out without leaving sticky residue.’
- ‘Going from short to long hair takes time and TLC, especially if chemical overprocessing has left you with split ends and dryness.’
- ‘I have split ends but can't be bothered to go get my hair cut.’
- ‘She let out a loud scoff and flipped her ponytail over her shoulder, beginning to carelessly check her hair for split ends.’
- ‘Meagan didn't even bother to look at them as she examined her hair and looked for split ends.’
- ‘‘Ninety percent of those with long hair will get split ends right after getting highlights,’ Varin says.’
- ‘It doesn't stop at hair condition or split ends - there is the scalp to think about, as well, and, frequently, hair thinning, which is when the real panic sets in, finally prompting people to seek advice.’
- ‘She is a little taller than I am, has long dyed black hair with lots of split ends, and wears a padded bra to look as big as I am.’
- ‘I also make sure that the length of my new haircut is short enough to get rid of any split ends, and sometimes I cut it a little shorter in back.’
- ‘With this, she lightly touched the split ends of my long hair, which tumbled down my back.’
- ‘His hair had been unruly and full of split ends and his beard ought to have had a wild life preserve all its own with a silly British anthropologist doting on it day and night and writing notes about it.’
- ‘I shower daily, but if I shampooed every day my hair would turn into a nasty dry mass of stiff split ends, like one of those old-fashioned straw brooms.’
- ‘‘You must be Michelle,’ she chirped while picking at some split ends of her hair.’
- ‘Megabucks were spent correcting split ends of women's hair.’
- ‘With a little planning and preventive measures, you can avoid the common sun and surf damage of faded colour, fragile, brittle or dry hair and yucky split ends.’
- ‘You only get split ends with wet hair in cold weather.’
- ‘She bit her lip, finding a sudden interest in studying her hair for split ends.’
- ‘Chlorine sucks sebum out of the hair, causing split ends and smelly strands.’
- ‘At night, protect your hair with a satin scarf, bonnet or pillowcase, which prevents split ends, tangling and matting, and preserves your hair style.’
2An offensive end positioned on the line of scrimmage but some distance away from the other linemen.
- ‘Clayton is the split end, usually lining up wide of the line.’
- ‘He was a split end and outside linebacker in a smaller school in Alabama.’
- ‘The Jets want Coles to play the split end position he played previously with the team, so McCareins will move to flanker, where he played as a member of the Titans.’
- ‘It's an especially positive development for Boldin, who seemed miscast most of the time last season as a split end instead of playing the slot, where he excelled as a rookie.’
- ‘At Georgia, he had started at flanker, tailback, quarterback, and split end, and also had handled punt and kickoff return duties.’
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