a sheet of glass, plastic, etc, attached to a wall above a basin to protect the wall against splashing
noun 1. a board, guard, or screen to protect from splashing, as a dashboard of a vehicle or a guard placed over a wheel to intercept water, dirt, etc. 2. Nautical. washboard (def 3). noun 1. a guard on a vehicle to protect people from splashing water, mud, etc 2. (nautical) another word for washboard […]
noun 1. a flood dam built to contain water that is released for driving logs.
noun 1. the landing of a space vehicle in a body of water, especially the ocean. 2. the exact place where such a landing is made. 3. the time of such a landing. noun 1. the controlled landing of a spacecraft on water at the end of a space flight 2. the time scheduled for […]
Verb phrases 1. to land in a body of water in a returning spacecraft. 2. (of a spacecraft) to land in a body of water. Land in water, as in The spacecraft splashed down within a few hundred yards of the pickup point. The splash in this idiom alludes to the impact of a solid […]