Splint Splintering

Splinter

Meanings and phrases

splinter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; sliver

splinter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. withdraw from an organization or communion; secede; break away
  2. divide into slivers or splinters; sliver
  3. break up into splinters or slivers; sliver

splinter group

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization
E.g.
  • It is a splinter group of Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam.
  • A splinter group reconstituted the Liberal Party in 1989.
  • Victoria C Band of Awino Lawi was one of the splinter group of Victoria Jazz.

splinter groups

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the four years in opposition the SDS suffered the defection of numerous splinter groups.
  • Many splinter groups have formed out of MOD that eventually became defunct or still exist as rival gangs.
  • Other splinter groups followed other leaders in their own interpretation of the Latter Day Saint movement.
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