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Sprinkle

Sprin´kle   Pronunciation: sprĭņ´k'l
v. t.1.To scatter in small drops or particles, as water, seed, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Sprinkled (-k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Sprinkling (-klĭng).]
2.To scatter on; to disperse something over in small drops or particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand.
3.To baptize by the application of a few drops, or a small quantity, of water; hence, to cleanse; to purify.
v. i.1.To scatter a liquid, or any fine substance, so that it may fall in particles.
And the priest shall . . . sprinkle of the oil with his finger seven times before the Lord.
- Lev. xiv. 16.
2.To rain moderately, or with scattered drops falling now and then; as, it sprinkles.
3.To fly or be scattered in small drops or particles.
n.1.A small quantity scattered, or sparsely distributed; a sprinkling.
2.A utensil for sprinkling; a sprinkler.
Noun1.sprinkle - a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
2.sprinkle - the act of sprinkling or splashing water; "baptized with a sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the malt"
Synonyms: sparge, sprinkling
Verb1.sprinkle - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
Synonyms: disperse, dot, scatter, dust
2.sprinkle - cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force; "She splashed the water around her"
Synonyms: splash, splosh
3.sprinkle - rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
4.sprinkle - scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn"
Synonyms: besprinkle, sparge
Scotch mist, asperge, asperse, band, baptize, bar, bedew, bespangle, bespatter, bespeckle, bespot, besprinkle, blood rain, blotch, bread, check, checker, christen, crumb, dabble, damp, dampen, dapple, dash, dew, dip, dot, douche, dredge, drizzle, drum, dust, evening mist, fall, flake, fleck, flour, flurry, foam, freckle, froth, gout of rain, harlequin, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, immerse, iris, irrigate, maculate, marble, marbleize, mist, misty rain, mizzle, moisten, moisture, motley, mottle, paddle, patter, pelt, pepper, pimple, pitter-patter, plash, polychrome, polychromize, pour, pour with rain, powder, precipitate, precipitation, rain, rain tadpoles, rainbow, raindrop, rainfall, rainwater, shake, sheet of rain, shower, shower down, slobber, slop, slosh, spangle, sparge, spatter, speck, speckle, spindrift, spit, splash, splatter, splotch, sponge, spot, spray, spume, stigmatize, stipple, streak, stream, striate, stripe, stud, swash, syringe, tattoo, tessellate, unfrozen hydrometeor, variegate, vein, water, weep, wet, wet down
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