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English definition of “shard”

shard

noun [C]     /ʃɑːd/ US  /ʃɑːrd/
a piece of a broken glass, cup, container, or similar object: Shards of glass have been cemented into the top of the wall to stop people climbing over.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
(Definition of shard noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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