What is the difference between splashboard and splash?

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Splashboard is a derived term of splash.


As nouns the difference between splashboard and splash

is that splashboard is a guard towards the front of a vehicle, to prevent splashing by mud or water from the road while splash is (onomatopoeia) the sound made by an object hitting a liquid.

As a verb splash is

to hit or agitate liquid so that part of it separates from the principal liquid mass.

splashboard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A guard towards the front of a vehicle, to prevent splashing by mud or water from the road.
  • (Webster 1913)

    splash

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (onomatopoeia) The sound made by an object hitting a liquid.
  • I heard a splash when the rock landed in the pond.
  • A small amount of liquid.
  • Add the tomato purée and cook for a further 4-5 minutes. Add a splash of whisky to the pan, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon to deglaze. - recipe, Grilled fillet of halibut and langoustine tails with smoked haddock risotto and shellfish froth by Chris Morrison
    I felt a splash of rain so put up my hood.
    I felt a splash of water on my leg as the car drove into the nearby puddle.
  • A small amount (of color).
  • The painter put a splash of blue on the wall to make it more colorful
  • A mark or stain made from a small amount of liquid.
  • There was a visible splash on his pants after he went to the bathroom.
  • An impact or impression.
  • The new movie made quite a splash upon its release.
  • splash screen
  • * 2008 , Ron Carswell, Heidi Webb, Guide to Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 and Virtual Server 2005
  • When the splash appears with Please wait, wait for Windows to start configuration.

    Synonyms

    * plash

    Verb

    (es)
  • To hit or agitate liquid so that part of it separates from the principal liquid mass.
  • sit and splash in the bathtub
  • * 1990 October 28, , Warner Bros.
  • I know the reason I feel so blessed / My heart still splashes inside my chest
  • To disperse a fluid suddenly; to splatter.
  • water splashed everywhere
  • to hit or expel liquid at
  • The children were splashing each other playfully in the sea.
    When she comes in the door, splash her with perfume.
  • To create an impact or impression; to print, post or publicize prominently.
  • The headline was splashed across newspapers everywhere.
  • To spend (money)
  • After pay day I can afford to splash some cash and buy myself a motorbike.
  • To launch a ship.
  • * 1999 David M. Kennedy, "Victory at Sea"'', Atlantic Monthly, March 1999:
  • In the two years following Midway, Japanese shipyards managed to splash only six additional fleet carriers. The United States in the same period added seventeen, along with ten medium carriers and eighty-six escort carriers.

    Derived terms

    * hull splash * make a splash * splash-and-dash * splashback * splashboard * splash down/splashdown * splashback * splasher * splash guard/splashguard * splash out * splashout * splash pad/splashpad * splash page * splashproof * splash screen * splashy