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Noun: splint  splint
  1. A thin sliver of wood
    "he lit the fire with a burning splint"
     
  2. An orthopaedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)
Verb: splint  splint
  1. (medicine) support with a splint
    "splint a broken finger"

Derived forms: splints, splinting, splinted

Type of: care for, mechanical device, paring, shaving, sliver, treat

Encyclopedia: Splint