Splinter

A splinter is a fragment of a larger object (especially wood), or a foreign body that penetrates or is purposely injected into a body. The foreign body must be lodged inside tissue to be considered a splinter. Splinters may cause initial pain through ripping of flesh and muscle, infection through bacteria on the foreign object, and severe internal...
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splinter

[n] - a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal 2. [v] - break up into splinters or slivers
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Splinter

• (n.) 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. • (v. i.) To become split into long pieces. • (n.) To split or rend into long, thin pieces; to shiver; as, the lightning splinters a tree. • (n.) To fasten or ...
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splinter

noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; `he got a splinter in his finger`; `it broke into slivers`
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Splinter

[automobile] The Splinter is a two-seater American supercar concept made of wood. It was created by a team led by Joe Harmon, an industrial designer from North Carolina. There are no plans to mass-produce this vehicle. ==Design and implementation== ===Body=== The structure is made from a variety of bent and laminated wood veneers, with body...
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Splinter

[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles] Master Splinter, or simply Splinter, is a fictional character from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics and all related media. ==Origin story== Splinter has three origin stories, and which one is used depends on the medium. In the original version of the tale, he was Hamato Yoshi`s pet, in others he is Hama...
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Splinter

Splin'ter intransitive verb To become split into long pieces.
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Splinter

Splin'ter noun [ See Splinter , v. , or Splint , noun ] 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 ...
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Splinter

Splin'ter transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Splintered ; present participle & verbal noun Splintering .] [ Confer LG. splittern , splinteren . See Splint , noun , Split .]...
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splinter

1. To split or rend into long, thin pieces; to shiver; as, the lightning splinters a tree. 'After splintering their lances, they wheeled about, and . . . Abandoned the field to the enemy.' (Prescott) ... 2. To fasten or confine with splinters, or splints, as a broken limb. ... Origin: Cf. LG. Splittern, splinteren. See Splint, Split. ... A thin pie...
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splinter

a small, sharp piece of wood, glass, or other debris that is lodged underneath the skin.
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