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Verb phrases
to land in a body of water in a returning spacecraft.
(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 body on water. [ c. 1960 ]


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    noun 1. a person or thing that splashes. 2. something that protects from splashes. noun 1. anything used for protection against splashes

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    noun 1. erosion caused by the impact of falling raindrops.

  • Splash-guard

    noun 1. a large flap behind a rear tire to prevent mud, water, etc., from being splashed on the following vehicle.

  • Splash out

    verb 1. (informal, mainly Brit) (adverb) often foll by on. to spend (money) freely or extravagantly (on something)

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