Splash



verb (used with object)
1.
to wet or soil by dashing masses or particles of water, mud, or the like; spatter:
Don’t splash her dress!
2.
to fall upon (something) in scattered masses or particles, as a liquid does.
3.
to cause to appear spattered.
4.
to dash (water, mud, etc.) about in scattered masses or particles.
5.
to make (one’s way) with splashing:
He splashed his way across the pool.
6.
Logging. to move (logs) by releasing a body of water from a splash dam.
verb (used without object)
7.
to dash a liquid or semiliquid substance about.
8.
to fall, move, or strike with a splash or splashes.
9.
(of liquid) to dash with force in scattered masses or particles.
noun
10.
the act of splashing.
11.
the sound of splashing.
12.
a quantity of some liquid or semiliquid substance splashed upon or in a thing.
13.
a spot caused by something splashed.
14.
a patch, as of color or light.
15.
Logging.

the act of splashing logs.
water released, as from a splash dam, for splashing logs.

16.
a striking show or impression.
Verb phrases
17.
splash down, See entry at splash down.
verb
1.
to scatter (liquid) about in blobs; spatter
2.
to descend or cause to descend upon in blobs: he splashed his jacket
3.
to make (one’s way) by or as if by splashing: he splashed through the puddle
4.
(transitive) to print (a story or photograph) prominently in a newspaper
noun
5.
an instance or sound of splashing
6.
an amount splashed
7.
a patch created by or as if by splashing: a splash of colour
8.
(informal) an extravagant display, usually for effect (esp in the phrase make a splash)
9.
a small amount of soda water, water, etc, added to an alcoholic drink
spitter

1. Software Research Northwest, 1987. Compiler for SPL[3].
2. Systems Programming LAnguage for Software Hackers. Mentioned in TeX for the Impatient, Paul W. Abrahams, A-W 1990.

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