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splinter /'splintə/
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      Concise Dictionary
      splinters|splintered|splintering'splɪntə(r)
      noun
      +a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
      verb
      +withdraw from an organization or communion
      +divide into slivers or splinters
      +break up into splinters or slivers

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 sliver, fragment, piece; scrap, shard, shred, chip:
      A splinter of glass is stuck in my finger.
      v.
      2 shatter, break, fragment, split, disintegrate, smash to smithereens:
      The lamp hit the floor and splintered into a million pieces.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      a small thin sharp piece of wood, metal, glass, etc. that has broken off a larger piece: splinters of glass + to remove a splinter from your finger
      + verb
      1 (of wood, glass, stone, etc.) to break, or to make sth break, into small, thin sharp pieces: [V] The mirror cracked but did not splinter. + The vase splintered into a thousand pieces. + [VN] The impact splintered the wood.
      2 [V] (of a group of people) to divide into smaller groups that are no longer connected; to separate from a larger group: The party began to splinter. + Several firms have splintered off from the original company.
      Collocation Dictionary
      noun

      ADJ.

      tiny | glass, metal, wooden

      VERB + SPLINTER

      get, have | pull out, remove

      SPLINTER + VERB

      lodge

      PREP.

      ~ of
      A small splinter of metal had lodged in his thumb.



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