There are 2 translations of splinter in Spanish:

splinter1

Pronunciation: /ˈsplɪntər; ˈsplɪntə(r)/

n

  • (of wood) astilla (f); (of glass, bone, metal) esquirla (f), astilla (f) (before n) splinter group grupo (m) escindido splinter party fracción (f) de partido
    More 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.

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There are 2 translations of splinter in Spanish:

splinter2

vi

  • 1.1 (break into pieces) [wood/bone] astillarse some bits of metal splintered off se desprendieron algunos trocitos de metal 1.2 [political party/society] escindirse, dividirse the left wing splintered off to form a new party el ala izquierda se separó or se escindió para formar un nuevo partido
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    • Tymoshenko is expected to close at least some of the gap by picking up votes splintered among candidates in the first round.
    • In fact, the black community is on the verge of becoming much more politically splintered.
    • Any attempt to expel certain groups based on untrue allegations will be likely to splinter the movement unnecessarily.

vt

  • [wood/bone] astillar
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    • The thought enraged her further and her fist hit the mirror, shattering it and splintering the wooden frame around it.
    • Some were popped out of their frames by the force of the exploding jet fuel, but they fell without breaking or splintering.
    • Coat wooden handles with boiled linseed oil to help preserve them and prevent splintering and breaking.

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Catalán is the language of Catalonia. Like Castilian, Catalan is a Romance language. Variants of it include mallorquín of the Balearic Islands and valenciano spoken in the autonomous region of Valencia. Banned under Franco, Catalan has enjoyed a revival since Spain's return to democracy and now has around 11 million speakers. It is the medium of instruction in schools and universities and its use is widespread in business, the arts, and the media. Many books are published in Catalan. See also lenguas cooficiales.