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- v. Present participle of sputter.
- n. A noise that sputters.
- n. The ejection of atoms from the surface of a solid or liquid following bombardment with ions, atoms or molecules; used to prepare a thin layer of material on an object.
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- n. the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
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