Meaning of splinter

Definition of splinter

(noun) a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"
(verb) withdraw from an organization or communion; "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"
divide into slivers or splinters
break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"

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