how to pronounce shard

/ˈʃɑːɹd/

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shard is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of shard in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of shard

noun:

  1. 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.
  2. A piece of broken glass or pottery, especially one found in an archaeological dig.
  3. A component of a sharded distributed database.
  4. A piece of crystal methamphetamine.
  5. The plant chard.
  6. A piece of material, especially rock and similar materials, reminding of a broken piece of glass or pottery.
  7. A tough scale, sheath, or shell; especially an elytron of a beetle.

verb:

  1. To fall apart into shards, usually as the result of impact or explosion.
  2. To divide (an MMORPG) into several shards, or to establish a shard of one.
  3. To break (something) into shards.

words with pronunciation similar to shard

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