splinter - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈsplɪntə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theysplinter
he/she/itsplinters
present participlesplintering
past tensesplintered
past participlesplintered
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to break into small sharp pieces, or to make something do this

    The old board splintered the moment I stepped on it.

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