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    sputter

    sputter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sputter

    Definition
    (noun) the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    Example Sentence
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
    Definition
    (noun) an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    Synonyms : splutter
    Definition
    (verb) make an explosive sound
    Example Sentence
    • sputtering engines
    Definition
    (verb) cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed
    Example Sentence
    • The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust
    Definition
    (verb) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    Synonyms : clamber , scramble , shin , shinny , skin , struggle
    Definition
    (verb) utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage
    Synonyms : splutter
    Definition
    (verb) spit up in an explosive manner
    Synonyms : spit out , splutter
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