splat

noun (1)
\ ˈsplat How to pronounce splat (audio) \

Definition of splat

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a single flat thin often ornamental member of a back of a chair

splat

noun (2)

Definition of splat (Entry 2 of 2)

: a splattering or slapping sound

First Known Use of splat

Noun (1)

1833, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for splat

Noun (1)

obsolete splat to spread flat

Noun (2)

imitative

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“Splat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splat. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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