Translation of splinter in Spanish:
- (of wood)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 (break into pieces)(wood/bone)some bits of metal splintered off
astillarsese desprendieron algunos trocitos de metalExample 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.
- 2(political party/society)the left wing splintered off to form a new party
dividirseel ala izquierda se separó or se escindió para formar un nuevo partidoExample 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.
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