Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An upright surface or border, as of tile, that protects the wall behind a sink or stove.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vertical covering on a wall rising above a countertop or other work surface to protect the wall from spills and to decorate the wall.

Etymologies

back +‎ splash (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • The range of my dreams.

    June 20, 2008

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    June 20, 2008

  • 1920 Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press 12 Nov. 7 (advt.) Pointer cast range, full nickel trim, polished top, enameled back splash.

    June 20, 2008