verb (used with object)
to break (something) into pieces, as by a blow.
to damage, as by breaking or crushing:
ships shattered by storms.
to impair or destroy (health, nerves, etc.):
The incident shattered his composure.
to weaken, destroy, or refute (ideas, opinions, etc.):
He wanted to shatter her illusions.
verb (used without object)
to be broken into fragments or become weak or insubstantial.
Usually, shatters. fragments made by shattering.
to break or be broken into many small pieces
(transitive) to impair or destroy: his nerves were shattered by the torture
(transitive) to dumbfound or thoroughly upset: she was shattered by the news
(transitive) (informal) to cause to be tired out or exhausted
an obsolete word for scatter
(usually pl) (obsolete or dialect) a fragment
[shat-er-proof] /ˈʃæt ərˌpruf/ adjective 1. designed or made to resist shattering: shatterproof glass in automobile windows. shatterproof /ˈʃætəˌpruːf/ adjective 1. designed to resist shattering
noun 1. a male given name, form of John.
[shav-uh-noh] /ˈʃæv ə noʊ/ noun 1. a mountain in central Colorado, in the S Sawatch Range, in the Rocky Mountains. 14,229 feet (4337 meters).
verb (used without object), shaved, shaved or (especially in combination) shaven, shaving. 1. to remove a growth of beard with a razor. verb (used with object), shaved, shaved or (especially in combination) shaven, shaving. 2. to remove hair from (the face, legs, etc.) by cutting it off close to the skin with a razor. 3. […]