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sputter out

[for a flame] to go out in little puffs. The candle flame flickered and sputtered out. The fire sputtered out after midnight and we all got very cold before down.
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sputter something out

to utter something while stuttering or faltering. (As when one is physically or mentally disoriented.) She was so excited she could hardly sputter her name out. He could only sputter out a few words.
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sputter out

v.
To make irregular spitting or popping sounds and gradually stop functioning: The motor emitted a puff of smoke and sputtered out.
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In this study, ceramic fabrics were functionalized using metal sputter coatings.
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Our product lines provide the most efficient, yet affordable, systems of their kind: Nimbus for multi-layer sputter deposition of metals, and Stratus for high throughput electro-deposition of metals.
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TABLE 125 OTHER APPLICATIONS: GLOBAL SPUTTER COATED
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SAN FRANCISCO -- NEXX Systems, a leading provider of processing equipment for advanced wafer-level packaging applications, today celebrates the installation of the 50th Nimbus sputter deposition system.
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