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spat·ter

 (spăt′ər)
v. spat·tered, spat·ter·ing, spat·ters
v.tr.
1. To scatter (a liquid, for example) in drops or small amounts: spattered the paint on the canvas.
2. To spot, splash, or soil with drops or small amounts: The passing car spattered my pants with mud.
3. To strike or land on in a dispersed way: Rain spattered the pavement.
v.intr.
1. To come forth in drops or small amounts: Hot grease spattered in all directions.
2. To fall in a shower or make contact in a dispersed way, as rain or bullets.
n.
1. The act or an instance of spattering: a spatter of mud on his pants.
2. A spattering sound: awakened by the spatter of rain on the window.
3.
a. A drop or splash of something spattered: spatters of paint on his shoes.
b. A small amount; a smattering: just a spatter of praise.

[Perhaps of Low German origin.]

spatter

(ˈspætə)
vb
1. to scatter or splash (a substance, esp a liquid) or (of a substance) to splash (something) in scattered drops: to spatter mud on the car; mud spattered in her face.
2. (tr) to sprinkle, cover, or spot (with a liquid)
3. (tr) to slander or defame
4. (intr) to shower or rain down: bullets spattered around them.
n
5. the sound of something spattering
6. something spattered, such as a spot or splash
7. the act or an instance of spattering
[C16: of imitative origin; related to Low German, Dutch spatten to spout, Frisian spatteren to splash]

spat•ter

(ˈspæt ər)

v.t.
1. to scatter or dash in small particles or drops.
2. to splash with something in small particles, esp. so as to soil or stain.
v.i.
3. to send out small particles or drops, as falling water.
4. to strike a surface in or as if in a shower, as bullets.
n.
5. the act or the sound of spattering.
6. a splash or spot of something spattered.
[1575–85; perhaps < Dutch spatt(en) + -er6]

spatter


Past participle: spattered
Gerund: spattering

Imperative
spatter
spatter
Present
I spatter
you spatter
he/she/it spatters
we spatter
you spatter
they spatter
Preterite
I spattered
you spattered
he/she/it spattered
we spattered
you spattered
they spattered
Present Continuous
I am spattering
you are spattering
he/she/it is spattering
we are spattering
you are spattering
they are spattering
Present Perfect
I have spattered
you have spattered
he/she/it has spattered
we have spattered
you have spattered
they have spattered
Past Continuous
I was spattering
you were spattering
he/she/it was spattering
we were spattering
you were spattering
they were spattering
Past Perfect
I had spattered
you had spattered
he/she/it had spattered
we had spattered
you had spattered
they had spattered
Future
I will spatter
you will spatter
he/she/it will spatter
we will spatter
you will spatter
they will spatter
Future Perfect
I will have spattered
you will have spattered
he/she/it will have spattered
we will have spattered
you will have spattered
they will have spattered
Future Continuous
I will be spattering
you will be spattering
he/she/it will be spattering
we will be spattering
you will be spattering
they will be spattering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spattering
you have been spattering
he/she/it has been spattering
we have been spattering
you have been spattering
they have been spattering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spattering
you will have been spattering
he/she/it will have been spattering
we will have been spattering
you will have been spattering
they will have been spattering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spattering
you had been spattering
he/she/it had been spattering
we had been spattering
you had been spattering
they had been spattering
Conditional
I would spatter
you would spatter
he/she/it would spatter
we would spatter
you would spatter
they would spatter
Past Conditional
I would have spattered
you would have spattered
he/she/it would have spattered
we would have spattered
you would have spattered
they would have spattered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spatter - the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosivelyspatter - the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively; "he heard a spatter of gunfire"
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"
2.spatter - the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surfacespatter - the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
painting - the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
Verb1.spatter - 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"
2.spatter - rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
3.spatter - spot, splash, or soilspatter - spot, splash, or soil; "The baby spattered the bib with food"
blob, fleck, blot, spot - make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

spatter

verb splash, spray, sprinkle, soil, dirty, scatter, daub, speckle, splodge, bespatter, bestrew Blood spattered the dark concrete.

spatter

verb
1. To hurl or scatter liquid upon:
2. To mark or soil with spots:
3. To contaminate the reputation of:
Idioms: give a black eye to, sling mud on.
Translations

spatter

[ˈspætəʳ] VTsalpicar (with de) a dress spattered with mudun vestido salpicado de lodo
a wall spattered with blooduna pared salpicada de sangre

spatter

[ˈspætər]
vt
to splatter mud on sth → projeter des éclaboussures de boue sur qch
to splatter blood on sth → projeter des éclaboussures de sang sur qch
to splatter sth over sth → projeter des éclaboussures de qch sur qch
He picked up his spoon so hurriedly that it spattered milk over his shirt → Il prit sa cuillère avec tant de précipitation qu'elle projeta des éclaboussures de lait sur sa chemise.
vigicler

spatter

vtbespritzen; to spatter water over somebody, to spatter somebody with waterjdn nass spritzen; a wall spattered with bloodeine blutbespritzte Wand
vi to spatter over somethingetw vollspritzen; it spattered all over the roomes verspritzte im ganzen Zimmer; the rain spattered (down) on the roofder Regen klatschte aufs Dach
n (= mark)Spritzer pl; (= sound: of rain) → Klatschen nt; a spatter of rainein paar Tropfen Regen; a spatter of applausekurzer Beifall

spatter

[ˈspætəʳ] vt to spatter (with)schizzare (di)
spattered with mud → inzaccherato/a
References in classic literature ?
and sometimes exposed her face to the chill spatter of the wind, for the sake of its rude assurance that she was.
He strove to distract his mind by talking, but in the middle of his words a spatter of rain against the window would make him start.
Broad and ungainly, she floundered from wave to wave, dipping her round bows deeply into the blue rollers, and sending the white flakes of foam in a spatter over her decks.
Later, when your morning work is done, go through every room with the spatter.
But her pace never changed, and Vronsky, feeling a spatter of mud in his face, realized that he was once more the same distance from Gladiator.
No speck, nor spot, nor spatter soiled the purity of any of Mr.
There was a spatter of applause, and Lady Wetherby rose.
This,' said the fellow, producing one, 'this is the infallible and invaluable composition for removing all sorts of stain, rust, dirt, mildew, spick, speck, spot, or spatter, from silk, satin, linen, cambrick, cloth, crape, stuff, carpet, merino, muslin, bombazeen, or woollen stuff.
I fancy it knew me: it pushed its nose against mine by way of salute, and then hastened to devour the porridge; while I groped from step to step, collecting the shattered earthenware, and drying the spatters of milk from the banister with my pocket-handkerchief.
Spatter Glass Size 90 X110x1mm Equivalent To Kemppi Part No.
One possible drawback of our study is that we used a visual method of assessing the blood spatter on the protective eye shield.
The effects are as brutal as the original - globules of blood spatter the camera as bodies are hacked apart - and while it lacks the verve and originality of 300, it is luridly entertaining.