Part of speech:
To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.
To make wet with or as if with drops of dew
To be shot out as a spray
To spread false or damaging charges against; slander
To sprinkle over (with something)
To splash liquid gently and playfully.
To mark with or as with a dot
To coat (food) by sprinkling with a powder, such as flour or sugar.
To moisten with fine drops:
To cover itself with dry soil or other particulate matter. Used of a bird.
To sprinkle, cover over, or permeate with or as with a liquid; suffuse
To put powder on:
To give abundantly; shower:
To separate and go in different directions; disperse:
To tremble, as from cold or in anger.
To fall or come as a shower
To introduce air or gas into (a liquid).
To mark with speckles
To dash or scatter a liquid substance, mud, etc. on, so as to wet or soil
To remove spots from, as in a laundry.
To eject liquid in a forceful stream or thick flow:
To be or become dispersed over (a surface):
To drink water, as an animal.
To mark or become marked with mottling or spots.
To cause freckles to appear on
To mark with blotches, streaks, and spots of different colors or shades
To sprinkle freely or thickly
To mark with specks
To paint, draw, engrave, or apply in small points or dots rather than in lines or solid areas
A small amount or quantity; a modicum.
The spreading of a stream of particles or a beam of rays, as of light, over a range of directions as a result of collisions with other particles. The sky appears blue due to the tendency of air molecules to scatter blue and violet light more than light of other frequencies. The scattering probabilities and patterns of subatomic particles, accelerated by particle accelerators and aimed at a target, is a major component of experimental particle physics.
cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
To break up (light) into its component colored rays
To rain or snow lightly or briefly
To speak or chatter glibly and rapidly.
With a pitter-patter
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