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English definition of “splint”

splint

noun [C] uk   /splɪnt/ us  
a long, flat object used as a support for a broken bone so that the bone stays in a particular position while it heals: The doctor put a splint on the arm and bandaged it up.Medical dressings, supports and devices
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