Meaning of “splatter” in the English Dictionary

"splatter" in British English

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splatterverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈsplæt.ər/ us /ˈsplæt̬.ɚ/

(especially of a thick liquid) to hit and cover a surface with small drops, or to cause this to happen:

The bike was splattered with mud.
splatter
noun [ C ]

a splatter of paint

(Definition of “splatter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"splatter" in American English

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splatterverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈsplæt̬·ər/

(esp. of something wet) to hit and scatter onto a surface in small drops, or to cause this to happen:

[ T ] The bike was splattered with mud.
splatter
noun [ C ] us /ˈsplæt̬·ər/

Splatters of paint covered the floor.

(Definition of “splatter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)