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splash

verb [I, T]
 
 
/splæʃ/
B2 If a liquid splashes or you splash a liquid, drops of it hit or fall on something: The paint splashed onto his new shirt. She splashed some cold water on her face.Movement of liquids
splash about/around/through, etc B2 to move in water so that drops of it go in all directions: The children splashed about in the puddles.Movement of liquids
be splashed across/all over sth to be the main story in a newspaper, usually on the front page, which many people will see: His picture was splashed across the front pages of all the newspapers the next morning.Newspapers and magazines
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