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
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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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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 patita
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Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)