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Overview of noun sputter

The noun sputter has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputtering

(the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively; "he heard a spatter of gunfire")

2. sputter, splutter

(an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage))

Overview of verb sputter

The verb sputter has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sputter

(make an explosive sound; "sputtering engines")

2. (1) sputter

(cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed; "The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust")

3. clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter

(climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling)

4. sputter, splutter

(utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage)

5. splutter, sputter, spit out

(spit up in an explosive manner) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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