sprinkling

  • 1 Sprinkling — can refer to:*Sprinkling, a method of baptism, particularly used for infant baptism.*Sprinkling, a type of character in the video game Viva Piñata.*Sprinkling is a method of creating a causal set from a Lorentzian manifold …

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  • 2 Sprinkling — Sprin kling ( kl[i^]ng), n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, sprinkles. [1913 Webster] Baptism may well enough be performed by sprinkling or effusion of water. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 2. A small quantity falling in distinct drops or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 sprinkling — index minimum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 sprinkling — small amount, 1590s, from prp. of SPRINKLE (Cf. sprinkle) (v.) …

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  • 5 sprinkling — [n] hint, dash admixture, dust, dusting, few, handful, lick, mixture, powdering, scattering, several, smattering, sprinkle, strain, taste, tinge, touch, trace; concept 831 Ant. lot …

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  • 6 sprinkling — ► NOUN ▪ a small, thinly distributed amount …

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  • 7 sprinkling — [spriŋ′kliŋ] n. 1. a small number, quantity, or amount, esp. one that is sprinkled, scattered, or thinly distributed 2. the act of one that sprinkles …

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  • 8 sprinkling — [[t]sprɪ̱ŋklɪŋ[/t]] N SING: usu N of n A sprinkling of something is a small quantity or amount of it, especially if it is spread over a large area. ...a light sprinkling of snow... Norway has a fair sprinkling of women ministers …

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  • 9 sprinkling — UK [ˈsprɪŋklɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms sprinkling : singular sprinkling plural sprinklings a) a small amount of a liquid or a substance such as sugar or snow on the surface of something a sprinkling of hot pepper b) a small number of… …

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  • 10 sprinkling — sprin|kling [ˈsprıŋklıŋ] n [singular] a small amount of something, especially scattered over an area sprinkling of ▪ The hilltops were covered with a sprinkling of snow …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 sprinkling — noun a sprinkling of a small quantity or amount of something: The hilltops were covered with a sprinkling of snow …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 sprinkling — noun 1) a sprinkling of nutmeg Syn: scattering, sprinkle, scatter, dusting; pinch, dash 2) mainly women, but a sprinkling of men Syn: few, one or two, couple, handful, small number …

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  • 13 Sprinkling — Sprinkle Sprin kle (spr[i^][ng] k l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sprinkled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sprinkling} ( kl[i^]ng).] [OE. sprenkelen, freq. of sprengen to sprinkle, to scatter, AS. sprengan, properly, to make to spring, causative of springan …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 sprinkling — sprin|kling [ sprıŋklıŋ ] noun count a small amount of a liquid or a substance such as sugar or snow on the surface of something: a sprinkling of hot pepper a. a small number of people or things in a place …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 sprinkling — /ˈsprɪŋklɪŋ/ (say springkling) noun 1. a small quantity or number scattered here and there: *I had a long narrow strip of creek flat, timbered with box and gum, and a sprinkling of saplings. –frank dalby davison, 1965. 2. a small quantity… …

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  • 16 sprinkling — noun Date: 1594 1. a limited quantity or amount ; modicum 2. a small quantity falling in scattered drops or particles 3. a small number distributed at random ; scattering …

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  • 17 sprinkling — sprinklingly, adv. /spring kling/, n. 1. a small quantity or number scattered here and there. 2. a small quantity sprinkled or to be sprinkled. [1400 50; late ME sprenclyng. See SPRINKLE, ING1] Syn. 1, 2. sprinkle, touch, dash, hint. * * * …

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  • 18 sprinkling — noun a) The action of the verb to sprinkle. b) A small amount of (some liquid, powder or other fine substance) that is sprinkled on to something …

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  • 19 sprinkling — Synonyms and related words: a few, affusion, aspergation, aspersion, attenuation, baptism, baptismal gown, baptismal regeneration, baptistery, baptizement, bath, bathing, bedewing, broadcast, broadcasting, cast, chrismal, christening,… …

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  • 20 sprinkling — Смотри Душирование …

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