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splint

 (splĭnt)
n.
1. A thin piece split off from a larger piece; a splinter.
2.
a. A rigid device used to prevent motion of a joint or of the ends of a fractured bone.
b. A dental appliance put on the teeth to protect them from grinding or from moving out of place.
3. A thin, flexible wooden strip, such as one used in the making of baskets or chair bottoms.
4. A plate or strip of metal.
5. A bony enlargement of the cannon bone or splint bone of a horse.
tr.v. splint·ed, splint·ing, splints
To support or restrict with or as if with a splint.

[Middle English, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German splinte.]

splint

(splɪnt)
n
1. (Medicine) a rigid support for restricting movement of an injured part, esp a broken bone
2. a thin sliver of wood, esp one that is used to light cigars, a fire, etc
3. (Furniture) a thin strip of wood woven with others to form a chair seat, basket, etc
4. (Veterinary Science) vet science inflammation of the small metatarsal or metacarpal bones along the side of the cannon bone of a horse
5. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) one of the overlapping metal plates used in armour after about 1330
6. another word for splinter
vb
(Medicine) to apply a splint to (a broken arm, etc)
[C13: from Middle Low German splinte; related to Middle Dutch splinte splint, Old High German spaltan to split]
ˈsplintˌlike adj

splint

(splɪnt)

n.
1. a thin piece of wood or other rigid material used to immobilize a fractured or dislocated bone, or to maintain any part of the body in a fixed position.
2. one of a number of thin strips of wood woven together to make a chair seat, basket, etc.
3. a bony enlargement of a splint bone of a horse or related animal.
4. a narrow plate or metal strip used in making armor.
5. Brit. Dial. a splinter of wood or stone.
v.t.
6. to secure, hold in position, or support by means of a splint, as a fractured bone.
7. to support as if with splints.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German splinte; compare splinter]

splint


Past participle: splinted
Gerund: splinting

Imperative
splint
splint
Present
I splint
you splint
he/she/it splints
we splint
you splint
they splint
Preterite
I splinted
you splinted
he/she/it splinted
we splinted
you splinted
they splinted
Present Continuous
I am splinting
you are splinting
he/she/it is splinting
we are splinting
you are splinting
they are splinting
Present Perfect
I have splinted
you have splinted
he/she/it has splinted
we have splinted
you have splinted
they have splinted
Past Continuous
I was splinting
you were splinting
he/she/it was splinting
we were splinting
you were splinting
they were splinting
Past Perfect
I had splinted
you had splinted
he/she/it had splinted
we had splinted
you had splinted
they had splinted
Future
I will splint
you will splint
he/she/it will splint
we will splint
you will splint
they will splint
Future Perfect
I will have splinted
you will have splinted
he/she/it will have splinted
we will have splinted
you will have splinted
they will have splinted
Future Continuous
I will be splinting
you will be splinting
he/she/it will be splinting
we will be splinting
you will be splinting
they will be splinting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been splinting
you have been splinting
he/she/it has been splinting
we have been splinting
you have been splinting
they have been splinting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been splinting
you will have been splinting
he/she/it will have been splinting
we will have been splinting
you will have been splinting
they will have been splinting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been splinting
you had been splinting
he/she/it had been splinting
we had been splinting
you had been splinting
they had been splinting
Conditional
I would splint
you would splint
he/she/it would splint
we would splint
you would splint
they would splint
Past Conditional
I would have splinted
you would have splinted
he/she/it would have splinted
we would have splinted
you would have splinted
they would have splinted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splint - a thin sliver of wood; "he lit the fire with a burning splint"
paring, shaving, sliver - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
2.splint - an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Verb1.splint - support with a splint; "splint a broken finger"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
Translations
جَبيرَةشَريحَة خَشَب لِسَنْد السّاق المَكْسورَه
dlaha
skinne
lasta
udlaga
spelka
添え木
부목
įtvarasrakštisskiedrasuskaldytisuskilti
šina
dlaha
skena
เฝือก
süyekcebire
thanh nẹp

splint

[splɪnt]
A. N (Med) → tablilla f
to put sb's arm in splintsentablillar el brazo a algn
to be in splintsestar entablillado
B. VTentablillar

splint

[ˈsplɪnt] nattelle f, éclisse f

splint

nSchiene f; to put a splint on somebody/somethingjdn/etw schienen; to be in splintsgeschient sein
vtschienen

splint

[splɪnt] n (Med) → stecca
to put sb's arm in splints → steccare il braccio di qn

splint

(splint) noun
a piece of wood etc used to keep a broken arm or leg in a fixed position while it heals.
ˈsplinter noun
a small sharp broken piece of wood etc. The rough plank gave her a splinter in her finger.
verb
to split into splinters. The door splintered under the heavy blow.

splint

جَبيرَة dlaha skinne Schiene νάρθηκας tablilla lasta attelle udlaga stecca 添え木 부목 spalk flis szyna tala лубок skena เฝือก süyek thanh nẹp 藤条

splint

n. férula, tablilla, soporte de madera, metal, plástico, vidrio de fibra o yeso usado para dar apoyo, inmovilizar un hueso fracturado o proteger una parte del cuerpo.

splint

n (basic) tablilla, (manufactured, with straps, etc.) férula; cock-up — férula cock-up; inflatable air — férula inflable, férula hinchable (esp. Esp); neutral wrist — férula de muñeca en posición neutra; spica — espica de yeso; vt entablillar, colocar una tablilla en