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Definition 1: an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg) - [noun denoting artifact]

(splint is a kind of ...) mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Definition 2: a thin sliver of wood - [noun denoting object]

Samples where splint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he lit the fire with a burning splint

(splint is a kind of ...) a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

Definition 3: support with a splint - [verb of body]

Samples where splint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • splint a broken finger

(splint is a kind of ...) 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"

(splint belongs to category ...) 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"

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