HyperDic: sliver

English > 5 senses of the word sliver:
NOUNobjectsliver, splintera small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
objectsliver, paring, shavinga thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
VERBsocialsliver, splinterdivide into slivers or splinters
changesliver, splinterbreak up into splinters or slivers
changesliverform into slivers
sliver > pronunciation
Soundsslih'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > sliver: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal.
Example "it broke into slivers"
Synonymsplinter
Broaderbit, chip, flake, fleck, scrapA small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
Spanishastilla, esquirla
Catalanesquerdill, estella
Adjectivessliveryresembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points
Verbssliverbreak up into splinters or slivers
sliverform into slivers
English > sliver: 5 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something.
Synonymsparing, shaving
NarrowersplintA thin sliver of wood
turningA shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
Adjectivessliveryresembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points
Verbssliverform into slivers
sliverdivide into slivers or splinters
English > sliver: 5 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdivide into slivers or splinters.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsplinter
Broaderdivide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upseparate into parts or portions
Spanishastillarse, astillar
Catalanasclar, esberlar-se, esberlar, estellar
Nounsslivera thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
English > sliver: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBreak up into splinters or slivers.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsplinter
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishastillarse, astillar
Catalanasclar, esberlar-se, esberlar, estellar
Nounsslivera small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
English > sliver: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningform into slivers.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sliver wood"
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishastillar
Catalanestellar
Nounsslivera thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
slivera small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

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