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  • n  the sound like water splashing
  • n  a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • n  a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    just a splash of whiskey
  • n  a patch of bright color
    her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color
  • n  the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
  • n  the act of scattering water about haphazardly
  • v  cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
    She splashed the water around her
  • v  walk through mud or mire
  • v  dash a liquid upon or against
    The mother splashed the baby's face with water
  • v  mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered
    The mountain was splashed with snow
  • v  make a splashing sound
    water was splashing on the floor
  • v  soil or stain with a splashed liquid
  • v  strike and dash about in a liquid
    The boys splashed around in the pool

  • The splash or splatter of color makes a lot more sense when you understand the rage or whimsy or heart behind it.
  • But the 19-year-old is getting extra attention as part of a poolside love triangle that has added a spicy splash of soap opera to women's swimming.
  • Arty wireless controllers, $60 each, add a welcome splash of color to the set.
News & Articles

  • Splash pad hit by sewer backup lacked permits
    Splash pad hit by sewer backup lacked permits Traverse City's new $360,000 splash pad, which experienced a sewer backup that rained human waste-contaminated water on five or six children who were playing at the time of the problem, didn't have some permits that typically are needed, officials said. AP Wire Traverse City Jul 4, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid ...
    July 4, 2013 - Grand Haven Tribune
  • Splash Zone: Kids cool off at the Washington Pool in Sunnyvale
    Splash ZoneFrom left, Mia Tarkington, 9, Tyler Becker, 7, Carter Oates, 7, Wyatt Oates, 7, and Blake Tarkington, 7, jump into the Washington Pool to cool off on a 95-degree day in Sunnyvale this week.
    July 4, 2013 - The Sunnyvale Sun
  • Splash Valley closed this morning due to weather
    Splash Valley is currently CLOSED (Wed., July 3) due to weather. We will re-evaluate the status in the early afternoon. Please visit our website for updates before you visit. Submitted by Roanoke County
    July 3, 2013 - Roanoke Times

  • Michael Bloomberg in International Herald Tribune
    The project promises to make a big splash in our local economy by attracting thousands of sightseers to town, who will then spend money in our restaurants, hotels and stores,Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
  • Randy Winn in USA Today
    If the Yankees don't make the playoffs, they are going to do whatever they need to do to get back to where they want to go,the Giants' Randy Winn said. "You were expecting the New York teams to do something and make a splash."
  • Stewart Downing in Sportinglife.com
    Downing said: "This is where I want to be. It's my home-town club, but I told them that I didn't want us to stand still. Signing Alves shows how ambitious we are, the fact that the chairman was willing to splash out like that. The chairman has...

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