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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg); A thin sliver of wood

Usage examples (38)
  • He lit the fire with a burning splint
  • splint a broken finger
  • This splint is most commonly recommended when an infant is learning to crawl.
  • A resting hand splint is recommended to keep your child's hand in an open position. for more
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