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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: sputter(0.01572 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to sputter.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively;
“he heard a spatter of gunfire” [syn: spatter, spattering,
splatter, splattering, splutter, sputtering]
2: an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
v 1: make an explosive sound; “sputtering engines”
2: cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed; “The
solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of
3: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, scramble,
shin, shinny, skin, struggle]
4: utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage [syn: splutter]
5: spit up in an explosive manner [syn: splutter, spit out]
English → English (gcide)
Sputter \Sput"ter\, v. t.
To spit out hastily by quick, successive efforts, with a
spluttering sound; to utter hastily and confusedly, without
control over the organs of speech.
In the midst of caresses, and without the least
pretended incitement, to sputter out the basest
Sputter \Sput"ter\, n.
Moist matter thrown out in small detached particles; also,
confused and hasty speech.
Sputter \Sput"ter\ (sp[u^]t"t[~e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Sputtered (-t[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Sputtering.] [From
the root of spout or spit to eject from the mouth. Cf.
1. To spit, or to emit saliva from the mouth in small,
scattered portions, as in rapid speaking.
2. To utter words hastily and indistinctly; to speak so
rapidly as to emit saliva.
They could neither of them speak their rage, and so
fell a sputtering at one another, like two roasting
3. To throw out anything, as little jets of steam, with a
noise like that made by one sputtering.
Like the green wood . . . sputtering in the flame.