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Splattering vs. Splash

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Splatteringnoun

A mess of something splattered.

‘They defaced the garden fence with splatterings of paint.’;

Splashnoun

(onomatopoeia) The sound made by an object hitting a liquid.

‘I heard a splash when the rock landed in the pond.’;

Splashnoun

A small amount of liquid.

‘I felt a splash of rain, so I put up my hood.’; ‘I felt a splash of water on my leg as the car drove into the nearby puddle.’;

Splashnoun

A small amount (of color).

‘The painter put a splash of blue on the wall to make it more colorful’;

Splashnoun

A mark or stain made from a small amount of liquid.

‘There was a visible splash on his pants after he went to the bathroom.’;

Splashnoun

An impact or impression.

‘The new movie made quite a splash upon its release.’;

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Splashnoun

A splash screen.

Splashnoun

(wrestling) A body press; a move where the wrestler jumps forward from a raised platform such as the top turnbuckle, landing stomach first across an opponent lying on the ground below.

Splashnoun

(dated) A cosmetic powder for the complexion.

Splashverb

To hit or agitate liquid so that part of it separates from the principal liquid mass.

‘sit and splash in the bathtub’;

Splashverb

To disperse a fluid suddenly; to splatter.

‘water splashed everywhere’;

Splashverb

(transitive) to hit or expel liquid at

‘The children were splashing each other playfully in the sea.’; ‘When she comes in the door, splash her with perfume.’;

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Splashverb

To create an impact or impression; to print, post or publicize prominently.

‘The headline was splashed across newspapers everywhere.’;

Splashverb

(transitive) To spend (money)

‘After pay day I can afford to splash some cash and buy myself a motorbike.’;

Splashverb

To launch a ship.

Splashverb

To stab (a person), causing them to bleed.

Splashverb

To strike and dash about, as water, mud, etc.; to plash.

Splashverb

To spatter water, mud, etc., upon; to wet.

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Splashverb

To strike and dash about water, mud, etc.; to dash in such a way as to spatter.

Splashnoun

Water, or water and dirt, thrown upon anything, or thrown from a puddle or the like; also, a spot or daub, as of matter which wets or disfigures.

Splashnoun

A noise made by striking upon or in a liquid.

Splashnoun

the sound like water splashing

Splashnoun

a small quantity of something moist or soft;

‘a dab of paint’; ‘a splatter of mud’;

Splashnoun

the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface

Splashnoun

the act of scattering water about haphazardly

Splashverb

cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force;

‘She splashed the water around her’;

Splashverb

walk through mud or mire;

‘We had to splosh across the wet meadow’;

Splashverb

dash a liquid upon or against;

‘The mother splashed the baby's face with water’;

Splashverb

mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered;

‘The mountain was splashed with snow’;

Splashverb

make a splashing sound;

‘water was splashing on the floor’;

Splashverb

soil or stain with a splashed liquid

Splashverb

strike and dash about in a liquid;

‘The boys splashed around in the pool’;

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