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Topic: TEXTURES, SOUNDS


splash

2 noun
     
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1 [countable]CS the sound of a liquid hitting something or being moved around quickly:
Rachel fell into the river with a loud splash.
2 [countable] a mark made by a liquid splashing onto something else
splash of
There were splashes of paint all over my clothes.
3

splash of colour

a small area of bright colour
4

make a splash

informal to do something that gets a lot of public attention:
Russell's new show made a big splash in New York.
5 [singular]DFD a small amount of liquid added to a drink
splash of
a cup of coffee with a splash of brandy
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