HyperDic: splinter

English > 4 senses of the word splinter:
NOUNobjectsplinter, slivera small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
VERBsocialsplinter, secede, break awaywithdraw from an organization or communion
socialsplinter, sliverdivide into slivers or splinters
changesplinter, sliverbreak up into splinters or slivers
splinter > pronunciation
Soundssplih'nter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > splinter: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal.
Example"he got a splinter in his finger"
Synonymsliver
Broaderbit, chip, flake, fleck, scrapA small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
Spanishastilla, esquirla
Catalanesquerdill, estella
Adjectivessplinteryresembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points
splinterysubject to breaking into sharp slender pieces
Verbssplinterbreak up into splinters or slivers
splinterdivide into slivers or splinters
English > splinter: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningWithdraw from an organization or communion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe girls splinter the wooden sticks
Synonymssecede, break away
Broaderseparate, part, split up, split, break, break updiscontinue an association / association / association or relation
Spanishindependizarse
English > splinter: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdivide into slivers or splinters.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe wooden sticks splinter
Synonymsliver
Broaderdivide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upseparate into parts or portions
Spanishastillarse, astillar
Catalanasclar, esberlar-se, esberlar, estellar
Nounssplintera small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
splinteringthe act of chipping something
English > splinter: 4 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBreak up into splinters or slivers.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The wood splintered"
Synonymsliver
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishastillarse, astillar
Catalanasclar, esberlar-se, esberlar, estellar
Nounssplintera small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

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