What does the word shatter mean?

Usage examples for shatter

  1. The contest went on, each striving to beat the other's mark, with blows that threatened to shatter the machine, till both were tired. – Jonah by Louis Stone
  2. Third is Eurytion, thy brother, O Pandarus, great in renown, thou who of old, when prompted to shatter the truce, didst hurl the first shaft amid the Achaeans. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  3. Had Shatter known this? – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus