/splat"euhr/, v.t., v.i.
1. to splash and scatter upon impact: The paint splattered when I dropped the bucket.
2. an act or instance of splattering.
3. the quantity splattered: to wipe up a splatter of ketchup on the rug.
4. characterized by gory imagery: splatter films.
[1775-85; b. SPLASH and SPATTER]

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