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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: sputter (0.00915 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to sputter.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: sputter sputter 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) [syn: splutter] 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 the dust” 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) Definition: Sputter 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. [1913 Webster] In the midst of caresses, and without the least pretended incitement, to sputter out the basest accusations. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Sputter \Sput"ter\, n. Moist matter thrown out in small detached particles; also, confused and hasty speech. [1913 Webster] 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. Splutter.] 1. To spit, or to emit saliva from the mouth in small, scattered portions, as in rapid speaking. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter words hastily and indistinctly; to speak so rapidly as to emit saliva. [1913 Webster] They could neither of them speak their rage, and so fell a sputtering at one another, like two roasting apples. --Congreve. [1913 Webster] 3. To throw out anything, as little jets of steam, with a noise like that made by one sputtering. [1913 Webster] Like the green wood . . . sputtering in the flame. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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