Definition of splinter-proof in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsplɪntəpruːf


  • 1Capable of withstanding splinters from bursting shells or bombs: splinter-proof shutters
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    • 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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