splash guard


: a flap suspended behind a rear wheel to prevent tire splash from muddying windshields of following vehicles

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There are numerous components that come with the Thermomix like a mixing knife for chopping onions and mincing herbs, a spatula, a butterfly whisk for whipping cream and eggs, a splash guard, a Varoma basket (for steaming), a simmering basket and a mixing bowl. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 10 Feb. 2023 Many models also offer splash guards or lids to prevent grease splatter on countertops. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 23 Mar. 2023 Meticulous cleaners will appreciate the effective splash guard on the bucket. Maya Polton, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Mar. 2023 This mop also comes with a self-wringing floor bucket with a splash guard, which will help protect your laminate floors from getting too saturated. Kelsey Mulvey, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Oct. 2022 One site of potential smells and other general grossness to be wary of is the baffle, a.k.a. the rubber splash guard. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 19 Aug. 2022 This mixer comes with a whisk, double and paddle attachments, and a splash guard with chute for dry ingredients. Rennie Dyball, PEOPLE.com, 21 July 2022 The slow-close lid is a feature usually reserved for more expensive models, and there’s even a splash guard to keep liquid from getting under the tank, a common complaint with two-piece toilets. Dan Diclerico, Good Housekeeping, 17 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of splash guard was in 1926

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“Splash guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splash%20guard. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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