a single splash
"he heard a splat as it hit the floor"
a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair
give off the sound of a bullet flattening on impact
split open and flatten for cooking
"splat fish over an open fire"
flatten on impact
"The snowballs splatted on the trees"
The sharp, atonal sound of a liquid or soft solid hitting a solid surface.
I didn't see the egg fall, but I heard the splat when it hit the floor.
The irregular shape of a viscous liquid or soft solid which has hit a solid surface.
The canvas was covered by seemingly careless splats of paint.
The cmd key on an Apple Macintosh.
Various characters appearing in computer character sets, particularly and .
The narrow wooden centre piece of a chair back.
To hit a flat surface and deform into an irregular shape.
The egg splatted onto the floor.
A splat is the vertical central element of a chair back. Typically this element of a chair is of exposed wood design. The splat is an important element of furniture identification, since its design has a multitude of variations incorporating the themes of different furniture periods. Chippendale's furniture was designed using varied splat details to include Gothic, Chinese, English and some with French details.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. Name used in many places (DEC, IBM, and others) for the asterisk (*) character (ASCII 0101010). This may derive from the ‘squashed-bug’ appearance of the asterisk on many early line printers. 2. [MIT] Name used by some people for the # character (ASCII 0100011). 3. The feature key on a Mac (same as alt, sense 2). 4. obs. Name used by some people for the Stanford/ITS extended ASCII ⊗ character. This character is also called blobby and frob, among other names; it is sometimes used by mathematicians as a notation for tensor product. 5. obs. Name for the semi-mythical Stanford extended ASCII ⊕ character. See also ASCII.
The numerical value of SPLAT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of SPLAT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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