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plash

 (plăsh)
n.
1. A light splash.
2. The sound of a light splash.
v. plashed, plash·ing, plash·es
v.tr.
To spatter (liquid) about; splash.
v.intr.
To cause a light splash.

[Possibly from Middle English plashe, pool of water, from Old English plæsc.]

plash

(plæʃ)
vb, n
a less common word for splash
[Old English plæsc, probably imitative; compare Dutch plas]

plash

(plæʃ)
vb
(Horticulture) another word for pleach
[C15: from Old French plassier, from plais hedge, woven fence, from Latin plectere to plait; compare pleach]

plash

(plæʃ)

n.
1. a gentle splash.
2. a pool or puddle.
v.t., v.i.
3. to splash gently.
[before 1000; Middle English plasch pool, puddle, Old English plæsc; c. Dutch, Low German plas]
plash′ing•ly, adv.

Plash

 a heavy fall of rain or similar outpouring.
Examples: plash of rain, 1887; of sunlight, 1848; of water, 1851; of waterfowl, 1882.

plash


Past participle: plashed
Gerund: plashing

Imperative
plash
plash
Present
I plash
you plash
he/she/it plashes
we plash
you plash
they plash
Preterite
I plashed
you plashed
he/she/it plashed
we plashed
you plashed
they plashed
Present Continuous
I am plashing
you are plashing
he/she/it is plashing
we are plashing
you are plashing
they are plashing
Present Perfect
I have plashed
you have plashed
he/she/it has plashed
we have plashed
you have plashed
they have plashed
Past Continuous
I was plashing
you were plashing
he/she/it was plashing
we were plashing
you were plashing
they were plashing
Past Perfect
I had plashed
you had plashed
he/she/it had plashed
we had plashed
you had plashed
they had plashed
Future
I will plash
you will plash
he/she/it will plash
we will plash
you will plash
they will plash
Future Perfect
I will have plashed
you will have plashed
he/she/it will have plashed
we will have plashed
you will have plashed
they will have plashed
Future Continuous
I will be plashing
you will be plashing
he/she/it will be plashing
we will be plashing
you will be plashing
they will be plashing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been plashing
you have been plashing
he/she/it has been plashing
we have been plashing
you have been plashing
they have been plashing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been plashing
you will have been plashing
he/she/it will have been plashing
we will have been plashing
you will have been plashing
they will have been plashing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been plashing
you had been plashing
he/she/it had been plashing
we had been plashing
you had been plashing
they had been plashing
Conditional
I would plash
you would plash
he/she/it would plash
we would plash
you would plash
they would plash
Past Conditional
I would have plashed
you would have plashed
he/she/it would have plashed
we would have plashed
you would have plashed
they would have plashed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plash - the sound like water splashingplash - the sound like water splashing  
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
splat - a single splash; "he heard a splat as it hit the floor"
Verb1.plash - interlace the shoots of; "pleach a hedge"
interlace, intertwine, lace, twine, enlace, entwine - spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
2.plash - dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
puddle - make a puddle by splashing water
slosh around, slush around, slush, slosh - spill or splash copiously or clumsily; "slosh paint all over the walls"
disperse, sprinkle, dot, scatter, dust - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
Translations

plash

(liter)
n (of water, rain)Plätschern nt; (of oars)Platschen nt
vi (water, rain) → plätschern; (oars) → platschen
References in classic literature ?
She kept wandering to and fro, from the gate to the door, in a state of agitation which permitted no repose; and at length took up a permanent situation on one side of the wall, near the road: where, heedless of my expostulations and the growling thunder, and the great drops that began to plash around her, she remained, calling at intervals, and then listening, and then crying outright.
Dantes in his cell heard the noise of preparation, -- sounds that at the depth where he lay would have been inaudible to any but the ear of a prisoner, who could hear the plash of the drop of water that every hour fell from the roof of his dungeon.
The first thing that they saw was a spacious hall, and a fountain in the middle of it, gushing up towards the ceiling out of a marble basin, and falling back into it with a continual plash.
We must go and plash up the mud a little, mus'n't we, Juno?
The gondola moved with slow strokes, to give her time to enjoy it, and she listened to the plash of the oars, which grew louder and more musically liquid as we passed into narrow canals, as if it were a revelation of Venice.
Tahiti is a lofty green island, with deep folds of a darker green, in which you divine silent valleys; there is mystery in their sombre depths, down which murmur and plash cool streams, and you feel that in those umbrageous places life from immemorial times has been led according to immemorial ways.
The echoes of the great hammer where roof or keel were a-making, the signal-shouts of the workmen, the roar of the furnace, the thunder and plash of the engine, were a sublime music to him; the felling and lading of timber, and the huge trunk vibrating star-like in the distance along the highway, the crane at work on the wharf, the piled-up produce in warehouses, the precision and variety of muscular effort wherever exact work had to be turned out,--all these sights of his youth had acted on him as poetry without the aid of the poets.
And, for Jerry, most delightful of all, there was the gurgle and plash of a brooklet that pursued its invisible way over mossy stones under a garmenture of tender and delicate ferns.
Far away she heard a city clock strike twelve; a large star like a mild eye peeped in at the opening of the tent, and the soft plash of the waves seemed calling her to come out.
From the vast, invisible ocean of moonlight overhead fell, here and there, a slender, broken stream that seemed to plash against the intercepting branches and trickle to earth, forming small white pools among the clumps of laurel.
And then again there was a silence, the feeble plash of water, the steady tick of chronometers.
Often they believed this beat and plash to be the boat they lay in wait for, running in ashore; and again and again they would have started up, but for the immobility with which the informer, well used to the river, kept quiet in his place.