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splinter

US [ˈsplɪntər]
UK [ˈsplɪntə(r)]
  • v.分裂;(使)裂成碎片;分离出来
  • n.(木头、金属、玻璃等的)尖碎片
  • Web裂片;刺;斯普林特
Plural Form:splinters  Present Participle:splintering  Past Tense:splintered  
splinter
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n.
1.
(木头、金属、玻璃等的)尖碎片,尖细条a small thin sharp piece of wood, metal, glass, etc. that has broken off a larger piece
v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)裂成碎片to break, or to make sth break, into small, thin sharp pieces
The mirror cracked but did not splinter.
镜子裂了,但没碎。
The impact splintered the wood.
木头被撞成了碎片。
2.
[i]
分裂;分离出来to divide into smaller groups that are no longer connected; to separate from a larger group
The party began to splinter.
那个党开始分裂。
Several firms have splintered off from the original company.
从原公司分离出好几个企业。

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