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English noun: sparge

1. sparge (act) the act of sprinkling or splashing water

SamplesBaptized with a sprinkling of holy water.
A sparge of warm water over the malt.

Synonymssprinkle, sprinkling

Broader (hypernym)watering

English verb: sparge

1. sparge (motion) agitate by introducing air or compressed gas

SamplesSparge the water.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)agitate, shake

2. sparge (change) scatter with liquid; wet lightly

SamplesSprinkle the lawn.

Synonymsbesprinkle, sprinkle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)wet

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