What is the difference between splashboard and splash?
| Derived terms
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.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A guard towards the front of a vehicle, to prevent splashing by mud or water from the road.
(onomatopoeia) The sound made by an object hitting a liquid.
A small amount of liquid.
- I heard a splash when the rock landed in the pond.
- 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. -
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- I felt a splash of rain so put up my hood.
A small amount (of color).
- I felt a splash of water on my leg as the car drove into the nearby puddle.
A mark or stain made from a small amount of liquid.
- The painter put a splash of blue on the wall to make it more colorful
An impact or impression.
- There was a visible splash on his pants after he went to the bathroom.
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- The new movie made quite a splash upon its release.
- When the splash appears with Please wait, wait for Windows to start configuration.
To hit or agitate liquid so that part of it separates from the principal liquid mass.
* 1990 October 28, , Warner Bros.
- sit and splash in the bathtub
To disperse a fluid suddenly; to splatter.
- I know the reason I feel so blessed / My heart still splashes inside my chest
to hit or expel liquid at
- water splashed everywhere
- The children were splashing each other playfully in the sea.
To create an impact or impression; to print, post or publicize prominently.
- When she comes in the door, splash her with perfume.
To spend (money)
- The headline was splashed across newspapers everywhere.
To launch a ship.
* 1999 David M. Kennedy, "Victory at Sea"'', Atlantic Monthly, March 1999:
- After pay day I can afford to splash some cash and buy myself a motorbike.
- 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.
* hull splash
* make a splash
* splash down/splashdown
* splash guard/splashguard
* splash out
* splash pad/splashpad
* splash page
* splash screen