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Noun: spatter  spa-tu(r)
  1. The noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    "he heard a spatter of gunfire";
    - spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputtering
     
  2. The act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    - spattering, splash, splashing, splattering
Verb: spatter  spa-tu(r)
  1. Dash a liquid upon or against
    - splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash
     
  2. Rain gently
    "It has only spattered, but the roads are slick";
    - sprinkle, spit [Brit], patter, pitter-patter
     
  3. Spot, splash, or soil
    "The baby spattered the bib with food";
    - bespatter

Derived forms: spattered, spattering, spatters

Type of: blob, blot, disperse, dot, dust, fleck, noise, painting, rain, rain down, scatter, spot, sprinkle

Encyclopedia: Spatter