Splinter \Splin"ter\, v. i. To become split into long pieces. [1913 Webster]

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  • Splinter — may refer to: * a sharp fragment of material, usually wood, metal, or fiberglass, see [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/splinter wiktionary entry for splinter ] . * Splinter or Schism (organizational), a division of an organization or movement into… …   Wikipedia

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  • splinter — late 14c., from M.Du. splinter, splenter a splinter, related to splinte (see SPLINT (Cf. splint)). The verb is from 1580s; figurative sense from c.1600. Related: Splintered; splintering. The adjective (as in splinter party) is first recorded 1935 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Splinter — Splin ter, n. [See {Splinter}, v., or {Splint}, n.] A thin piece split or rent off lengthwise, as from wood, bone, or other solid substance; a thin piece; a sliver; as, splinters of a ship s mast rent off by a shot. [1913 Webster] {Splinter bar} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Splinter — Splin ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Splintered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Splintering}.] [Cf. LG. splittern, splinteren. See {Splint}, n., {Split}.] 1. To split or rend into long, thin pieces; to shiver; as, the lightning splinters a tree. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • splinter — index break (fracture), rend, separate, sever, split Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Splinter — Sm spleißen …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • splinter — I noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal (Freq. 3) he got a splinter in his finger it broke into slivers • Syn: ↑sliver • Derivationally related forms: ↑slivery ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • splinter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ tiny ▪ glass, metal, wood, wooden VERB + SPLINTER ▪ get, have …   Collocations dictionary

  • Splinter — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Splinter est un album du groupe de trip hop Sneaker Pimps sorti en 1999. Splinter est un album du groupe punk rock The Offspring. Splinter est un film… …   Wikipédia en Français


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