spatter on

spatter on someone or something

[for a liquid or something moist] to splash onto someone or something. When Kelly painted the hallway, a lot of paint spattered on the floor. The hot fat spattered on me.
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spatter something on(to) someone or something

to scatter or splash bits or drops of a liquid or something moist onto someone or something. Who spattered barbecue sauce onto the wall? The paint can fell and spattered paint on everyone.
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Ms Bain added: "You found there was impact spatter on the linoleum?
When a drop of blood strikes a flat surface, the diameter of the drop in flight will be the same as the width of the spatter on the surface.