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 1. an implement with a broad, flat, usually flexible blade, used for blending foods or removing them from cooking utensils, mixing drugs, spreading plasters and paints, etc. noun 1. a utensil with a broad flat, often flexible blade, used for lifting, spreading, or stirring foods, etc
noun divination by shoulder blade bone that has been heated to cracked or burned state; also called scapulimancy , scapulomancy , armomancy See armomancy See scapulimancy See scapulomancy Word Origin scapula ‘shoulder blade’
adjective 1. shaped like a spatula; rounded more or less like a spoon. 2. Botany. having a broad, rounded end and a narrow, attenuate base, as a leaf. adjective 1. shaped like a spatula 2. (botany) Also spathulate. having a narrow base and a broad rounded apex: a spatulate leaf spatulate spat·u·late (spāch’ə-lĭt) adj. Having […]
noun, German. 1. spaetzle.