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Definition of Splinter


  1. To split or rend into long, thin pieces; to shiver; as, the lightning splinters a tree.
  2. To fasten or confine with splinters, or splints, as a broken limb.
  3. To become split into long pieces.
  4. A thin piece split or rent off lengthwise, as from wood, bone, or other solid substance; a thin piece; a sliver; as, splinters of a ship's mast rent off by a shot.

Splinter Translations

splinter in Dutch is splinter
splinter in German is Splitter, absplittern
splinter in Portuguese is lasca
splinter in Spanish is astilla