splash
splash
transitive verb
1. (to cause liquid to fall) 
a. salpicar 
Don't splash your brother in the pool.No salpiques a tu hermano en la piscina.
The cars splashed the pedestrians who were walking in the rain.Los carros salpicaron los peatones que iban caminando bajo la lluvia.
intransitive verb
2. (to make wet by falling liquid) 
a. salpicar 
Wine splashed all over my dress.Mi vestido se salpicó de vino.
3. (to move in water) 
a. chapotear 
My children love splashing in the puddles after a rainstorm.A mis niños les encanta chapotear en los charcos después de un aguacero.
noun
4. (burst of liquid) 
They heard the splashes of the pool from the locker room.Oyeron las salpicaduras de a piscina desde el vestuario.
I lay in bed listening to the splash of the waves against the hull of the ship.Estaba tendido en la cama escuchando el chapoteo de las olas contra el casco del barco.
5. (small amount) 
You can add a splash of red wine to the sauce.Puedes agregar un chorrito de vino tinto a la salsa.
You don't need to add more than a splash of vinegar to the volcano to cause a chemical reaction.No hacer falta echar más que un poquito de vinagre al volcán para provocar una reacción química.
6. (stain) 
a. la mancha (F) 
His overalls were covered in splashes of paint.Su overol estaba cubierto de manchas de pintura.
splash
Noun
1. (of liquid) 
a. la salpicadura (F) 
there was a loud splashse oyó un fuerte ruido de algo cayendo al agua
to fall into the water with a splashcaer al agua salpicando
2. (fam fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to make a splashcausar sensación
3. (of color) 
a. la mancha (F) 
transitive verb
4. (general) 
a. salpicar 
a photo was splashed across the front pagepublicaron una gran foto en la portada
intransitive verb
5. (water, waves) 
a. salpicar 
6. (children) 
a. chapotear 
splash [splæʃ]
noun
1 (spray) salpicadura (f); (splashing noise) chapoteo (m)
I heard a splash oí un chapoteo; it fell with a great splash into the water hizo mucho ruido al caer al agua; whisky with a splash of water whisky (m) con un poquitín de agua
2 (patch, spot) [of light] mancha (f)
a splash of colour una mancha de color
3
with a great splash of publicity con mucho bombo publicitario (informal)
to make a splash causar sensación
transitive verb
1 (gen) salpicar
to splash sb with water salpicar a algn de agua; don't splash me! ¡no me salpiques!; he splashed water on his face se echó agua en la cara
2 (stain) manchar
to splash paint on the floor manchar el suelo de pintura
3
the story was splashed across the front page el reportaje apareció con grandes titulares en primera plana
intransitive verb
1 [+liquid, mud etc]
mud splashed all over his trousers el barro le salpicó los pantalones
2 [+person, animal] (in water) chapotear
to splash across a stream cruzar un arroyo chapoteando
to splash about in the water
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