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splinter-proof Line breaks: splinter-proof
Pronunciation: /ˈsplɪntəpruːf/

Definition of splinter-proof in English:


1Capable of withstanding splinters from bursting shells or bombs: splinter-proof shutters
More example sentences
  • To build a splinter-proof shield in an infantry emplacement, the frame and the cover of the module are cut through in the horizontal plane into an arch-supported structural element of the needed height and length.
  • Thus, it is necessary to build, in emplacements for regular-issue weapons, splinter-proof shields to protect the riflemen and gun crews from the so-called ‘non-contact’ munitions.
  • Second, in accordance with current field engineering practices, the troops build on their positions both covered shelters and open shelters (covered slit trenches, niches, splinter-proof shields and so on).
2Not producing splinters when broken: splinter-proof glass
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  • Wide windshields with splinter proof glass ensure excellent visibility.
  • A flat pane of splinter-proof glass forms the windshield of the cockpit.
  • Goggles and / or spectacles worn must be made of splinter proof material
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