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sparge

[spahrj] /spɑrdʒ/
verb (used with or without object), sparged, sparging.
1.
to scatter or sprinkle.
noun
2.
a sprinkling.
Origin of sparge
1550-1560
First recorded in 1550-60, sparge is from the Latin word spargere to sprinkle, scatter
Related forms
sparger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sparge

sparge

/spɑːdʒ/
verb
1.
(rare) to sprinkle or scatter (something)
Derived Forms
sparger, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin spargere to sprinkle
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