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English definition of “spatter”

spatter

verb [I or T]     /ˈspæt.ər/ US  /ˈspæt̬.ɚ/
to drop small drops of liquid , etc. on a surface , or (of liquid ) to fall , especially noisily , in small drops : Two bikes raced by and spattered mud over our clothes . The bikes spattered them with mud . They could hear raindrops spattering on the roof of the caravan .Movement of liquidsSpreading and scattering spatter     noun [C] Rain
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