- to scatter or sprinkle.
- a sprinkling.
Origin of sparge
First recorded in 1550–60, sparge is from the Latin word spargere to sprinkle, scatter
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Examples from the Web for sparger
The sparger consists of a number of hollow arms radiating from a common centre and pierced by a number of small perforations.
- rare to sprinkle or scatter (something)
C16: from Latin spargere to sprinkle
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