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
Origin: [AS. sceard, properly a p. p. from the root of scearn to shear, to cut; akin to D. schaard a fragment, G. scharte a notch, Icel. skar. See Shear, and cf. Sherd.]
Shard is a mutant character in the Marvel Comics universe.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shärd, n. dung. [Ety. dub.]
shärd, n. (Spens.) a boundary, division: (obs.) the leaves of the artichoke whitened. [Perh. from Ice. skardh (Ger. scharte, a notch), and ult. conn. with A.S. sceran, to divide.]
shärd, n. a fragment, as of an earthen vessel: the wing-case of a beetle.—adjs. Shard′-borne (Shak.), borne on shards, as beetles; Shar′ded (Shak.), provided with elytra or wing-cases. [A.S. sceard, a fragment—sceran, to divide.]
The numerical value of shard in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of shard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- añicos, cascoSpanish
- siru, sirpaleFinnish
- éclat, éclaterFrench
- cserépdarab, szilánkHungarian
- kuru, pāraMāori
- откршок, срчаMacedonian
- skarNorwegian Nynorsk
- skorupa, odłamekPolish
- осколок, черепокRussian
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