Definition of Spattering

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

Exact synonyms: Spatter, Splatter, Splattering, 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, Splash, Splashing, Splattering
Generic synonyms: Painting
Derivative terms: Spatter, Spatter, Spatter, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splash, Splatter

Definition of Spattering

1. Verb. (present participle of spatter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spattering

1. spatter [v] - See also: spatter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spattering

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spatlese
spatleses
spats
spatted
spattee
spattees
spatter
spatter-dock
spatterdashed
spatterdashes
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spattered
spattering (current term)
spatters
spatterware
spatting
spattle
spattles
spattling-poppy
spatula
spatula-shaped
spatula needle
spatulae
spatulalike
spatulamancy
spatular
spatulas

Literary usage of Spattering

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1898)
"Device to Prevent Loss from spattering.—To prevent loss from spattering or bumping when boiling liquids in ..."

2. The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and (1825)
"Happy, however, would it be if men •would never trifle out of place ; for it is THE spattering SHOP. IN this great age of improvement, and only then they ..."

3. The Making of Herbert Hoover by Rose Wilder Lane (1920)
"A spattering of rifle fire flashing in the darkness, the answering boom of English guns. The mob went down before artillery like grain before a scythe. ..."

4. The Making of Herbert Hoover by Rose Wilder Lane (1920)
"A spattering of rifle fire flashing in the darkness, the answering boom of English guns. The mob went down before artillery like grain before a scythe. ..."

5. Exhibition Illustrating the Technical Methods of the Reproductive Arts from by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Print Dept, Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1892)
"261. Christ among the Doctors. Original lithograph, scraped by Adolf Menzel. 6. spattering. A brush is charged with lithographic ink ..."

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