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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Splin·ter v. t. [imp. & p. p. Splintered p. pr. & vb. n. Splintering.]
 1. To split or rend into long, thin pieces; to shiver; as, the lightning splinters a tree.
    After splintering their lances, they wheeled about, and . . . abandoned the field to the enemy.   --Prescott.
 2. To fasten or confine with splinters, or splints, as a broken limb.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : broken into sharp pieces; "shattered glass"; "your
            eyeglasses are smashed"; "the police came in through
            the splintered door" [syn: shattered, smashed]