- (of wood) astilla (f); (of glass, bone, metal) esquirla (f), astilla (f) (before noun/delante del nombre) splinter group grupo (masculine) escindido splinter party fracción (feminine) de partidoMore 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.
- 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 partidoMore example sentences
- 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.
- [wood/bone] astillarMore example sentences
- 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.