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  1. sprinkle

    • IPA[ˈsprɪŋk(ə)l]

    英式

    • v.
      cover (an object or surface) with small drops or particles of a substance;scatter or pour (small drops or particles of a substance) over an object or surface
    • n.
      a small quantity or amount of something scattered over an object or surface;a light rain
    • verb: sprinkle, 3rd person present: sprinkles, gerund or present participle: sprinkling, past tense: sprinkled, past participle: sprinkled

    • noun: sprinkle, plural noun: sprinkles

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. cover (an object or surface) with small drops or particles of a substance I sprinkled the floor with water 同義詞 dredge, dust, powder
    • scatter or pour (small drops or particles of a substance) over an object or surface sprinkle sesame seeds over the top 同義詞 splash, trickle, spray, shower, spritz, ... 更多
    • distribute or disperse something randomly or irregularly throughout (something) he sprinkled his conversation with quotations
    • place or attach (a number of things) at irregularly spaced intervals a dress with little daisies sprinkled all over it
    • 2. North American rain very lightly it began to sprinkle

    名詞

    • 1. a small quantity or amount of something scattered over an object or surface a generous sprinkle of pepper fiction with a sprinkle of fact
    • 2. North American a light rain the rain grew from a mere sprinkle to a respectable drizzle
    • 3. North American tiny sugar strands and balls used for decorating cakes and desserts.
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    • IPA[ˈspriNGk(ə)l]

    美式

    • v.
      scatter or pour small drops or particles of a substance over (an object or surface): I sprinkled the floor with water
    • n.
      a small quantity or amount of something scattered over an object or surface: a generous sprinkle of pepper fiction with a sprinkle of fact

    Oxford American Dictionary