- n the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
he heard a spatter of gunfire
- n the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
- v dash a liquid upon or against
- v rain gently
- v spot, splash, or soil
The baby spattered the bib with food
- She saw a bomb explode in the wedding procession, spatter blood on the Queen's wedding dress, smash the crown on the royal coach.
- We will look at each other through the clear glass of the present, not the mud-spatter of the past.
- Spatter might indicate that it was created by a forceful traumatic event.
News & Articles
- Meeting could help decide vacant Shadyside building’s future
By Sam Spatter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A three-story building at 5135 Fifth Ave., Shadyside, vacant and considered a neighborhood eyesore, will have to wait a bit longer if developers are to ...
June 14, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
- Foreclosures surge across Western Pennsylvania as housing values rise
By Sam Spatter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review The numbers of homes facing foreclosure in Western Pennsylvania surged last month, despite an improving economy, as rising housing values and so-called “robo-signings” settlements apparently ...
June 13, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
- Video: After blinding explosion, prosecution rests in Aiyana Jones manslaughter trial
After calling a blood spatter expert and detective from the state police to the witness stand Wednesday, Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Robert Moran led the jury on a field trip to watch a stun grenade detonated.
June 12, 2013 - MLive Detroit
- Ray Manzarek in San Francisco Chronicle
When the band appeared that night in the scheduled engagement at the Fillmore, the musicians sensed a certain reluctance by the crowd to embrace the band, introduced as a rock group from Los Angeles - "grumble, rumble, murmur, spatter of applause,...