- Rhymes: -æt
splat (plural splats)
- 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.
- (computing, slang) The Command key on an Apple Macintosh.
- (computing, slang) Any of various characters appearing in computer character sets, particularly # and *.
- The narrow wooden centre piece of a chair back.
- A move in playboating involving stalling in place while positioned vertically against a solid object in the water.
- (intransitive) To hit a flat surface and deform into an irregular shape.
- The egg splatted onto the floor.
- (transitive) To splatter.
- She splatted the roach with her shoe.
- (computer graphics, transitive) To combine different textures by applying an alpha channel map to the higher levels, revealing the layers underneath where the map is partially or completely transparent.