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Definition of Splint
SplintSplint Splint, n. [Akin to D. splinter,G. splinter, splitter,
Dan. splint, Sw. splint a kind of spike, a forelock (in
nautical use), Sw. splintato splint, splinter, Dan. splinte,
and E. split. See Split, v. t., and cf. Splent.]
1. A piece split off; a splinter.
2. (Surg.) A thin piece of wood, or other substance, used to
keep in place, or protect, an injured part, especially a
broken bone when set.
3. (Anat.) A splint bone.
4. (Far.) A disease affecting the splint bones, as a
callosity or hard excrescence.
5. (Anc. Armor.) One of the small plates of metal used in
making splint armor. See Splint armor, below.
The knees and feet were defended by splints, or thin
plates of steel. --Sir. W.
6. Splint, or splent, coal. See Splent coal, under
Splint armor,a kind of ancient armor formed of thin plates
of metal, usually overlapping each other and allowing the
limbs to move freely.
Splint bone (Anat.), one of the rudimentary, splintlike
metacarpal or metatarsal bones on either side of the
cannon bone in the limbs of the horse and allied animals.
Splint coal. See Splent coal, under Splent. SplintSplint Splint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Splinted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To split into splints, or thin, slender pieces; to splinter;
to shiver. [Obs. or R.] --Florio.
2. To fasten or confine with splints, as a broken limb. See
Splint, n., 2. [R.] --Shak.
Meaning of Splint from wikipedia
(laboratory equipment), a small wooden tinderstick
used in laboratories Splint
(medicine), a device
- A splint
as “a rigid
or flexible device
part; also used to keep in place
- Shin splints
as pain along
edge of the shinbone
this is between
of the lower
leg to the ankle. The...
for Secure Programming
Lint, is a programming
tool for statically checking
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- A traction splint
most commonly refers
to a splinting device
that uses straps attaching
over the pelvis
or hip as an anchor, a metal
rod(s) to mimic
- A splint
is a simple piece
used in scientific
long, thin strips
of wood, about
(150 mm) long...
- The SAM (structural aluminum
is a compact, lightweight, highly versatile device designed
bone and soft tissue
armour, (also splinted
armour) is armour consisting
to a cloth
backing. It is most commonly...
is an ailment
of the horse
or pony, characterized
by a hard, bony swelling, usually
on the inside
of a front
leg, lying between
- A vacuum splint
is a device
like a small vacuum mattress
that is used in emergency medicine
as a temporary splint
. Vacuum splints operate
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