Sparge
Sparge Sparge, v. t. [L. spargere; cf. F. asperger.] To sprinkle; to moisten by sprinkling; as, to sparge paper. [1913 Webster]

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  • sparge — SPÁRGE, sparg, vb. III. 1. tranz. şi refl. A (se) preface în bucăţi, în cioburi; a face să plesnească sau a plesni, a (se) crăpa. ♢ expr. (refl.) A se sparge în capul cuiva, se spune despre cineva obligat să suporte consecinţele neplăcute ale… …   Dicționar Român

  • sparge — [spärj] vt., vi. sparged, sparging [MFr espargier < L spargere: see SPARK1] to splash or sprinkle sparger n …   English World dictionary

  • sparge — transitive verb (sparged; sparging) Etymology: probably from Middle French espargier, from Latin spargere to scatter Date: 1569 1. sprinkle, bespatter; especially spray 2. to agitate (a liquid) by means of compressed air or gas entering through a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sparge — sparger, n. /spahrj/, v., sparged, sparging, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to scatter or sprinkle. n. 2. a sprinkling. [1550 60; < L spargere to sprinkle, scatter] * * * …   Universalium

  • sparge — verb a) To sprinkle or spray b) To introduce bubbles into a liquid …   Wiktionary

  • sparge — Synonyms and related words: aerosol, asperge, aspergil, aspergillum, atomizer, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, clyster, concentrate sprayer, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, dew, douche, enema, foam, fountain syringe, froth, hose, hose down, humect,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sparge — v. scatter, sprinkle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sparge — 1) grapes 2) gasper …   Anagrams dictionary

  • sparge — [spα:dʒ] chiefly technical verb (chiefly in brewing) moisten by sprinkling with water. noun the action of sparging. ↘a spray of hot water, especially sprinkled over malt during brewing. Derivatives sparger noun Origin C16: appar. from L. spargere …   English new terms dictionary

  • sparge — [[t]spɑrdʒ[/t]] v. sparged, sparg•ing, n. 1) to scatter or sprinkle 2) a sprinkling • Etymology: 1550–60; < L spargere …   From formal English to slang

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