- [noun] a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it flew into flinders"
Synonyms: sliver, flinders
- [verb] withdraw from an organization or communion; "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"
Synonyms: secede, break away
- [verb] divide into slivers or splinters
- [verb] break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"
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