Pronunciation: (splash),[key] —v.t. 1. to wet or soil by dashing masses or particles of water, mud, or the like; spatter: Don't splash her dress! 2. to fall upon (something) in scattered masses or particles, as a liquid does.
3. to cause to appear spattered.
4. to dash (water, mud, etc.) about in scattered masses or particles.
5. to make (one's way) with splashing: He splashed his way across the pool. 6. Logging.to move (logs) by releasing a body of water from a splash dam.
—v.i. 1. to dash a liquid or semiliquid substance about.
2. to fall, move, or strike with a splash or splashes.
3. (of liquid) to dash with force in scattered masses or particles.
—n. 1. the act of splashing.
2. the sound of splashing.
3. a quantity of some liquid or semiliquid substance splashed upon or in a thing.
4. a spot caused by something splashed.
5. a patch, as of color or light.
6. Logging. a. the act of splashing logs.
b. water released, as from a splash dam, for splashing logs.
7. a striking show or impression.