Definitions for shardʃɑrd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word shard
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a fragment, esp. of broken earthenware.
Zool. a scale. a shell, as of an egg or snail. the hardened forewing of a beetle; elytron.
Origin of shard:
bef. 1000; ME; OE sceard, c. OFris skerd, MHG scharte, ON skarth; akin to shear
shard, sherd, fragment(noun)
a broken piece of a brittle artifact
A piece of broken glass or pottery, especially one found in an archaeological dig.
A piece of material, especially rock and similar materials, reminding of a broken piece of glass or pottery.
A tough scale, sheath, or shell; especially an elytron of a beetle.
An instance of an MMORPG that is one of several independent and structurally identical virtual worlds, none of which has so many players as to exhaust a system's resources.
To fall apart into shards, usually as the result of impact or explosion.
To break (something) into shards.
To divide (an MMORPG) into several shards, or to establish a shard of one.
a plant; chard
a piece or fragment of an earthen vessel, or a like brittle substance, as the shell of an egg or snail
the hard wing case of a beetle
a gap in a fence
a boundary; a division
Shard is a mutant character in the Marvel Comics universe.
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