Meaning of “splint” in the English Dictionary

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"splint" in British English

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splintnoun [ C ]

uk /splɪnt/ us /splɪnt/

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.

(Definition of “splint” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"splint" in American English

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splintnoun [ C ]

us /splɪnt/

a flat piece of material that does not bend, used to support a broken bone and to keep it in one position

(Definition of “splint” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)