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splinter

noun [C]  us   /ˈsplɪn·tər/
a small, sharp, piece of wood, glass, or similar material that has broken off a larger piece: She tried to ignore the splinter in her foot.
splinter
verb [I]  us   /ˈsplɪn·tər/
The old tree cracked and splintered as it fell.
Translations of “splinter”
in Korean 조각, 가시…
in Arabic شَظْيّة…
in Portuguese lasca…
in Catalan estella…
in Japanese とげ, 破片…
in Italian scheggia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (木頭、玻璃、塑膠等的)尖細條,尖碎片…
in Russian осколок, заноза…
in Turkish kıymık, parça…
in Chinese (Simplified) (木头、玻璃、塑料等的)尖细条,尖碎片…
in Polish drzazga, odłamek…
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