verb (used with object)
to wet or soil by dashing masses or particles of water, mud, or the like; spatter:
Don’t splash her dress!
to fall upon (something) in scattered masses or particles, as a liquid does.
to cause to appear spattered.
to dash (water, mud, etc.) about in scattered masses or particles.
to make (one’s way) with splashing:
He splashed his way across the pool.
Logging. to move (logs) by releasing a body of water from a splash dam.
verb (used without object)
to dash a liquid or semiliquid substance about.
to fall, move, or strike with a splash or splashes.
(of liquid) to dash with force in scattered masses or particles.
the act of splashing.
the sound of splashing.
a quantity of some liquid or semiliquid substance splashed upon or in a thing.
a spot caused by something splashed.
a patch, as of color or light.
the act of splashing logs.
water released, as from a splash dam, for splashing logs.
a striking show or impression.
splash down, See entry at splash down.
to scatter (liquid) about in blobs; spatter
to descend or cause to descend upon in blobs: he splashed his jacket
to make (one’s way) by or as if by splashing: he splashed through the puddle
(transitive) to print (a story or photograph) prominently in a newspaper
an instance or sound of splashing
an amount splashed
a patch created by or as if by splashing: a splash of colour
(informal) an extravagant display, usually for effect (esp in the phrase make a splash)
a small amount of soda water, water, etc, added to an alcoholic drink
1. Software Research Northwest, 1987. Compiler for SPL.
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