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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French espargier, from Latin spargō (whence English sparse), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pregʰ- (to scatter, to jerk).

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sparge (third-person singular simple present sparges, present participle sparging, simple past and past participle sparged)

  1. To sprinkle or spray.
  2. (transitive) To introduce bubbles into (a liquid).
    Bubble machines sparge water for platform diving competitions to lessen the impact.

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sparge (plural sparges)

  1. (brewing) Synonym of lautering

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin spargere, present active infinitive of spargō (scatter).

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a sparge (third-person singular present sparge, past participle spart3rd conj.

  1. to break, burst, shatter, snap
  2. to destroy, crush

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