shatters, 3rd person singular present; shattered, past participle; shattering, present participle; shattered, past tense;
Break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces
bullets riddled the bar top, glasses shattered, bottles exploded
the window was shattered by a stone
Damage or destroy (something abstract)
the crisis will shatter their confidence
Upset (someone) greatly
everyone was shattered by the news
break into many pieces; "The wine glass shattered"
damage or destroy; "The news of her husband's death shattered her life"
(shattering) smashing: the act of breaking something into small pieces
Shatter is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Morlocks #1, created by Geoff Johns and Shawn Martinbrough.
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Shatter is a 2008 Ned Kelly Award winning novel by the Australian author Michael Robotham.
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(Shattering) The concept of shattering of a set of points plays an important role in Vapnik-Chervonenkis theory, also known as VC-theory. Shattering and VC-theory are used in the study of empirical processes as well as in statistical computational learning theory.
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to violently break something into pieces; to destroy or disable something; to smash, or break into tiny pieces; to dispirit or emotionally defeat
(shattering) A natural mechanism of seed dispersal.
with reference to joke structure, the point at which the audience realized that theirassumption is incorrect.
This term is used to describe crop loss due to impaired pollination. Normally this will mean missing grapes from within the cluster rather than the loss of the whole cluster. The most common cause of shatter is heavy rain, hail or extreme heat.
To ace or pass an exam or test with flying colours. Opposite of 'Bang'.