verb (used with object)
to scatter or dash in small particles or drops:
The dog spattered mud on everyone when he shook himself.
to splash with something in small particles:
to spatter the ground with water.
to sprinkle or spot with something that soils or stains.
verb (used without object)
to send out small particles or drops, as falling water:
rain spattering on a tin roof.
to strike a surface in or as in a shower, as bullets.
the act or the sound of spattering:
the spatter of rain on a roof.
a splash or spot of something spattered.
to scatter or splash (a substance, esp a liquid) or (of a substance) to splash (something) in scattered drops: to spatter mud on the car, mud spattered in her face
(transitive) to sprinkle, cover, or spot (with a liquid)
(transitive) to slander or defame
(intransitive) to shower or rain down: bullets spattered around them
the sound of something spattering
something spattered, such as a spot or splash
the act or an instance of spattering
noun, Geology. 1. a low, steep-sided volcanic cone built up of droplets or blobs of lava erupted from a fissure or vent.
noun 1. a long gaiter to protect the trousers or stockings, as from mud while riding. noun 1. (US) another name for roughcast 2. (pl) long leather leggings worn in the 18th century, as to protect from mud when riding
noun 1. roughcast (def 1). noun 1. Also called spatter dash. an exterior wall finish composed of mortar and fine pebbles mixed together and dashed against the wall. Compare pebble dash. 2. a crudely formed pattern or model. verb (used with object), roughcast, roughcasting. 3. to cover or coat with roughcast. 4. to make, shape, […]
noun 1. any of various water lilies of the genus Nuphar, having globular yellow flowers and growing in lakes or sluggish streams, especially N. advena, of the eastern U.S.