Translation of splinter in Spanish:
- (of wood) astilla (feminine); (of glass, bone, metal) esquirla (feminine), astilla (feminine)Example sentences
- Their room was filled with glass shards and wood splinters.
- She looked down at her hands, bloody from the myriad of wood splinters and glass shards that had imbedded themselves in her skin.
- The splinter from the broken glass hit Evelyn's right shin, leaving a two-inch gash.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [wood/bone] astillar
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