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English definition of “sprinkle”

sprinkle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsprɪŋkl/
to gently drop small pieces of something over a surface: Sprinkle the cake with sugar before serving.Spreading and scattering
sprinkling noun [no plural] a small amount of a powder or liquid that has been sprinkled on a surface: a sprinkling of pepper/snowCoverings and layersSpreading and scattering
(Definition of sprinkle from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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