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Backsplash seen off the oars as the rowers reach the catch.

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back +‎ splash

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backsplash (plural backsplashes)

  1. A vertical covering on a wall rising above a countertop or other work surface to protect the wall from spills and to decorate the wall.
  2. (rowing) The small splash of water that occurs when an oar enters the water to begin a stroke just before the rower reaches the catch.

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