splasher


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splash

 (splăsh)
v. splashed, splash·ing, splash·es
v.tr.
1. To propel or scatter (a fluid) about in flying masses.
2. To scatter fluid onto (a surface) in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
3. To cause (something) to scatter fluid in flying masses: splashed their hands in the water.
4. To make (one's way) with or by the scattering of fluid.
5. To apply patches or spots of a contrasting, usually bright, color to: a floral pattern that was splashed with pink; moonlight splashing the deserted courtyard.
6. To display or publicize very noticeably: Their engagement was splashed all over the tabloids.
v.intr.
1.
a. To cause a fluid to scatter in flying masses: splashed about in the swimming pool.
b. To fall into or move through fluid with this effect: We splashed through the waves.
2.
a. To move, spill, or fly about in scattered masses: Whipped cream splashed onto the counter.
b. To produce a sound or sight associated with this effect.
n.
1. The act or sound of splashing: went for a splash in the lake; heard the splash of the fish being thrown back.
2.
a. A flying mass of fluid.
b. A small amount, especially of a fluid: a splash of liqueur on the cake.
3. A marking produced by or as if by scattered fluid: a splash of light.
4. A great though often short-lived impression; a stir: a publicity splash.
Phrasal Verb:
splash down
To land in water. Used of a spacecraft or missile.

[Probably alteration of plash.]

splash′er n.

splasher

(ˈsplæʃə)
n
(Tools) anything used for protection against splashes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splasher - a protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
2.splasher - protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.splasher - protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
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Hannah Clifford from WWT said: "We know children love to splash about in puddles, so we thought we'd give them the chance to channel their inner splasher through our puddle jumping competition.
Hannah Clifford, from WWT, said: "We know children love to splash about in puddles, so we thought we'd give them the chance to channel their inner splasher through our puddle jumping competition.
That works for the opener, but this Splasher gives ducks a different look.
In some tests the water was pushed away from the splasher mechanism and drained rather than being slung on the coil.
They snowed him first, then dropped a snow splasher on him.
The New York street art news last summer was dominated by the Splasher, an anonymous artist who's vandalizing the vandals, Pollocking house paint on street pieces by crossover successes like Swoon and Fairey.
While Ian Thorpe was winning every medal going in the swimming pool the hapless splasher from Equatorial Guinea won the hearts of millions watching on TV.
Luca Cumani is not particularly noted for being a splasher of eulogy with the tap turned to full, but he voices no doubt as to where Spencer is heading.
The video introduces Splasher the frog and his friends, Surfer and Diver.
She loves the feeling of being engulfed, of immersion, and is already a great paddler and splasher in neighborhood swimming pools.
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Not to be confused with basic splasher or kiddie pools, these pools typically come in two styles: one uses an inflatable air ring to maintain the pool's shape; the other is supported by a special framework.