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English definition of “splinter”

splinter

noun [C]    /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    /ˈsplɪn·tər/ verb [I] The old tree cracked and splintered as it fell .
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