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splinters

noun
plural of splinter

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small flat piece separated from a whole
  • she got a splinter from the unfinished wall

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splinters

verb
present tense third-person singular of splinter

Synonyms of splinters (Entry 2 of 2)

to cut into long slender pieces
  • splintered the carrots into little sticks

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“Splinters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/splinters. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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