Definition of Splattering

1. Noun. The noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively. "He heard a spatter of gunfire"

Exact synonyms: Spatter, Spattering, Splatter, Splutter, Sputter, Sputtering
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Splat, Splutter, Sputter, Sputter



2. Noun. The act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface.
Exact synonyms: Spatter, Spattering, Splash, Splashing
Generic synonyms: Painting
Derivative terms: Spatter, Spatter, Spatter, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splatter

Definition of Splattering

1. Verb. (present participle of splatter) ¹

2. Noun. A mess of something splattered. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Splattering

1. splatter [v] - See also: splatter

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Literary usage of Splattering

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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"May cause splattering and result in burns." [Information highlighted in bold type.] (v) For any product containing camphor or menthol in a suitable ointment ..."

2. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1905)
"... the milker simply going through the motions of milking but not extracting any milk, to avoid danger of splattering small drops on the plate. ..."

3. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Their sides must be kept smooth and clean, and the teeming must be done so as to avoid splattering their sides, if possible. ..."

4. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"... both the track on which the cars run and their own running gear from splattering by hot metal during the teeming of the metal from the steel ladle. ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine (1865)
"A common washhand-basin will suffice in many cases in which the patients aie not disturbed by the splattering of the fluid as it falls into the accumulating ..."

6. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1865)
"A common washhand-basin will suffice in many cases in which the patients are not disturbed by the splattering of the fluid ..."

7. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"Splattering. Spreading widely ; nearly correspondent with the preceding word. If a small piece of meat were sent to table on a very large dish, ..."

8. The Grey Man by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1896)
"For though there was some pleasure in making a figure in the great hall at Kerse, I foresaw but a brawling of clowns and the splattering of confused ..."

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