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sprinkle

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈsprɪŋ.kl̩/
C2 to drop a few pieces or drops of something over a surface: Sprinkle a few herbs on the pizza./Sprinkle the pizza with a few herbs.figurative The speech was liberally sprinkled with (= contained many) jokes about the incident.
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sprinkle

noun uk   us   /ˈsprɪŋ.kl̩/ (US also sprinkling)

sprinkle noun (LIGHT FALL)

[C usually singular] a very light fall of rain or snow that lasts only a short time

sprinkle noun (DECORATION)

sprinkles very small pieces of coloured sugar or chocolate used as a decoration on the top of cakes, etc.: Scatter sprinkles over the top of the cake and press on them gently so that they stick to the chocolate.
Traducciones de “sprinkle”
en árabe يَرُشّ, يَنْثُر…
en coreano 뿌리다…
in Malaysian memercik…
en francés saupoudrer, asperger…
en turco saçmak, serpmek, ekmek…
en italiano spruzzare, cospargere…
en chino (tradicionál) 灑, 撒…
en ruso обрызгивать, посыпать…
en polaco posypywać…
in Vietnamese rắc, tưới…
en español esparcir…
en portugués salpicar…
in Thai โปรย…
en alemán streuen, besprenkeln…
en catalán empolvorar, ruixar…
en japonés (~を)~にちりばめる, まく, ふりかける…
in Indonesian menaburkan…
en chino (simplificado) 洒, 撒…
(Definition of sprinkle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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