Portuguese translation of 'splinter'
1. (of wood, glass) lasca
2. (in finger) farpa
lascar-se, estilhaçar-se, despedaçar-se
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Example Sentences Including 'splinter'
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You had to be careful when you stepped out of the bath otherwise you were liable to get splinters in your feet.Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)
Specifically, there must be three reserved areas if the business is to remain a whole rather than splinter into fragments.MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
But his crime left a splinter of glass in my brain.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It bounced and splintered into pieces.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
While not hefty, this double bill offers two sharp little splinters of wit.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
From below they could hear the splinter of wood as Stringer and his men kicked in the doors of locked houses.Man of Honour (2007)
His ivory leg had been snapped off, leaving but one short sharp splinter.Moby Dick (1901)
A nurse who gets a splinter in her finger and seems to acquire miraculous powers.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A short distance away were many ladies and gentlemen who had been wounded by splinters of wood or fragments of iron.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Broadcasting has splintered and fragmented beyond recognition since sports commentary began.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
By making the splinter bid you help partner decide whether or not his hand fits with yours.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Each time it slammed into him there were splinters of glass raining down on him.The Sun (2015)
GETTING a splinter out of your finger.The Sun (2012)
Glass splintered somewhere and wood snapped.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I was covered in splinters and glass.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Long splinters of wood lay exposed on the surface.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This problem raises the issue of how strong you need be to make a splinter bid.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Tribe has turned on tribe, rebel movements have fragmented, then splintered.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At its head was a froth of splintered wood; plastic and cars bobbing along on its back.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
For a few moments, splinters and pieces of wood rained on the earth.Christianity Today (2000)
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'splinter' in Other Languages
British English: splinter /ˈsplɪntə/ NOUN
A splinter is a very thin sharp piece of wood or glass which has broken off from a larger piece.
...splinters of glass.
- American English: splinter
- Arabic: شَظِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lasca
- Chinese: 裂片
- Croatian: krhotina
- Czech: tříska
- Danish: splint
- Dutch: splinter
- European Spanish: astilla
- Finnish: lastu
- French: écharde
- German: Splitter
- Greek: σκλήθρα
- Italian: scheggia
- Japanese: 破片
- Korean: 파편
- Norwegian: splint
- Polish: odłamek
- European Portuguese: lasca
- Romanian: țandără
- Russian: щепка
- Spanish: astilla
- Swedish: sticka i finger
- Thai: เศษเล็กๆ ที่แตกออก
- Turkish: kıymık
- Ukrainian: осколок
- Vietnamese: mảnh vụn
British English: splinter VERB
If something splinters or is splintered, it breaks into thin, sharp pieces.
The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.
The metal blade splintered the wood.
Translation of splinter from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary