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  • n. Plural form of splat.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of splat.


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  • One of the statistics kept was "splats," when the fish hit the ground.


  • John Robinson, coatings technology leader at Victrex, said: 'A stream of Vicote powder coating passes through the gun and is heated to a temperature where the powder melts and is deposited at high velocity as "splats" on the surface of the substrate.

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  • To produce the emerging image, they have developed an algorithm that identifies key features within an original image and converts them into an array of ink blots or "splats".

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  • Underneath the Bourbon-Street-meets-bunraku jambalaya, some of the original play — in an excellent translation by Shakespeare specialist Jean-Michel D é splats — shines through, particularly in scenes between Blanche and her rough-edged here heavily tattooed gentleman caller Mitch.

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  • Up high on the beach were Manila clams -- with   their   built-in Asian-restaurant market, still the cash cow of the South Sound -- while a series of what looked like kiddie pools nearer the waterline held geoducks, giant clams whose space-alienish, three-foot-long siphons sent up eccentric splats of seawater.

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  • I pulled up to the wall in Newark and threw the stern line to a man who happened to be standing there, willing to help, just as big splats of rain hit my boat.

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  • After another 20-odd-shot rally, the Serb splats one into the net.

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  • On a fallen log are what look like fist-sized splats of yellow-line paint.

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  • They mulch on the pavement in big splats the color of stewed tea, causing pensioners to fall over and break, trains to stop and to those with less than 20/20 vision, they are indistinguishable from dog doo, making the latter near-impossible to spot.

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  • So far, I haven't heard of a state that allows taking of deer with a paint ball ...... besides, they'd look all funny with red and green splats all over.

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