There are 2 translations of splinter in Spanish:

splinter1

Pronunciation: /ˈsplɪntər; ˈsplɪntə(r)/

n

  • (of wood) astilla (feminine); (of glass, bone, metal) esquirla (feminine), astilla (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) splinter group grupo (masculine) escindido splinter party fracción (feminine) de partido
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    • 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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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
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The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

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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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.