verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of splinter
OTHER WORDS FROM splintersplin·ter·less, adjectivesplin·ter·y, adjectiveun·splin·tered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for splinter
Upstairs, in the living room, splintered logs of hemlock cackled and spat from inside the wood stove.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They splintered themselves into two categories: “Hardcore” and “Casual.”
As the term splintered, people clung to it and its variations.
He didn't lose anyone in "The Sudden Departure," but his family has splintered anyway.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shields are again splintered into useless bits, and sparks fly from all the metallic collisions.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat|Steven Isaac|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bang went the fragile bulb, as it splintered into a thousand atoms, and the mercury shot in sparkling globules over the table.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He glanced quickly at me out of a square, serious face, then plunged back through the splintered door toward the breakup inside.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
There was a sharp snap as the boom, splintered in two in the middle, emerged from the waves, a useless thing.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Away it bounded, with the ease and certainty of a well-aimed arrow, over a ridge of splintered rocks.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
"See," he said, holding the tiny flame above a splintered scar on the boards.