Definition of Sputters

1. Verb. (third-person singular of sputter) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sputters

1. sputter [v] - See also: sputter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sputters

sputa
sputation
sputative
sputcheon
sputnik
sputniks
sputs
sputter
sputtered
sputterer
sputterers
sputtering
sputtering yield
sputteringly
sputterings
sputters (current term)
sputtery
sputum
sputum aerogenosum
sputum analysis
sputum culture
sputum for acid-fast organisms
sputum smear
spy
spy-fi
spy on
spy ring
spy rings
spy satellite
spy satellites

Literary usage of Sputters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Select Methods in Food Analysis by Henry Leffmann (1905)
"Process butter when heated in a dish sputters with but little foaming, ... If, therefore, a sample sputters in the pan, but gives the other reactions for ..."

2. The Sunday School Journal (1886)
"One stick sputters out its ugly disposition with such explosive force that it dulls the ... Only one stick that snaps and sputters, sputters and simps, ..."

3. The Carolina Mountains by Margaret Warner Morley (1913)
"One can sit in reverie before the calm blaze of a white-oak fire, but your Spanish oak explodes and sputters and shoots out sparks in a way to induce ..."

4. The Sunset Land: Or, The Great Pacific Slope by John Todd (1870)
"You stick your cane into it, and, whew! it roars and sputters like a huge cat when a strange dog comes into the room. You almost expect to see the horns ..."

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