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Noun
A small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece
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“Sivar turned away and chipped at a splinter of wood that poked from the window ledge.”
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A crack or break in a hard object or material, typically a bone or a rock stratum
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Verb
To cut or sever something apart
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Break or cause to break into small sharp fragments
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“The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.”
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To crush or reduce to fine particles
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To knock or cut pieces off (a hard material)
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Break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
Adjective
Characterized by or favoring schism
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Rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group
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