SPLINTER


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SPLINTER

A PL/I interpreter with debugging features.

[Sammet 1969, p.600].
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What does it mean when you dream about a splinter?

If we get a splinter in a dream, it can represent something that has caused us minor pain or irritation. Splinter is also a slang term relating to male sexuality. Additionally, splinter can embody the sense of separating, as in the expression “splinter group.”

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References in classic literature ?
Was that all it was, the flame of the splinter that could be quenched by any chance gust of air?
When the blow ended the splintered stock was driven through the splintered skull into the savage brain, and the heavy iron barrel was bent into a rude V.
Rosa pushed the table, Cornelius placed the broken arm on it so as to make it flat, and with perfect skill set the bone, adjusted the splinters, and fastened the bandages.
"Those wooden things are impossible to hurt," he said, "and all the damage Jim has done to them is to knock a few splinters from their noses and ears.
When he came to himself the splintered portions of his thighbone had been extracted, the torn flesh cut away, and the wound bandaged.
An examination of the wreckage showed that their greatest danger, now, lay in fire, for the flames were licking hungrily at the splintered wood of the wrecked cabin, and had already found a foothold upon the lower deck through a great jagged hole which the explosion had opened.
A clock, in a splintered and battered oblong box of varnished wood, she suddenly regarded as an abomination.
More than one, in digging underneath the wheel, was dangerously injured by the splinters of stone.
It may have been that he was too bright a genius to live long, or it may have been that he took some pernicious substance into his bill, and thence into his maw--which is not improbable, seeing that he new-pointed the greater part of the garden-wall by digging out the mortar, broke countless squares of glass by scraping away the putty all round the frames, and tore up and swallowed, in splinters, the greater part of a wooden staircase of six steps and a landing--but after some three years he too was taken ill, and died before the kitchen fire.
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said in an interview with GamerSky that a new game in the "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" franchise is in the works, though it may not be a traditional "Splinter Cell" title, GameInformer's Imran Khan reports.
The two splinter factions of RPP - RPP (Democratic) and RPP (Nationalist) have announced unification between the two parties with the new name RPP (unified).