Splinter – meaning of the word and examples

A small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Break or cause to break into small sharp fragments. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(of a group or organisation) separate into smaller units, typically as a result of disagreement. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A small, sharp, broken piece of wood, glass, plastic, or similar material: (Cambridge Dictionary)

A small needle like particle. (Merriam – Webster)

A group or faction broken away from a parent body. (Merriam – Webster)


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How to remove a splinter.



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