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English definition of “splinter”
/ˈsplɪn·tər/ n [C]
› 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/ v [I] › The old tree cracked and splintered as it fell.