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Verb
To cut something, especially into separate pieces or fragments
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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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To break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a break or rupture in a hard object, material, or bone structure
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