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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

splint

[ˈsplɪnt] nattelle f, éclisse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

splint

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

[splɪnt] n (Med) → stecca
to put sb's arm in splints → steccare il braccio di qn
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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
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