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slosh around

1. To spill or splash out of some container as a result of it being moved around jerkily. The boat was rocking so badly in the waves that my drink kept sloshing around at the table.
2. To cause something to spill or splash out of some container as a result of being moved around jerkily. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "slosh" and "around." Watch out—you keep sloshing the soup around!
3. To splash around inside of some container as a result of it being shaken or moved jerkily around. I could hear the water sloshing around in my stomach as I ran. I though I had drained all the old fuel out of the tank, but there is still a bit more sloshing around.
4. To cause some liquid to splash around inside of some container as a result shaking it or moving it jerkily around. I sloshed the bleach and detergent around in the container to mix them up properly. Don't slosh that solution around—it's highly volatile!
5. To plod or wade around in some wet or mucky substance or a place that contains it. The kids love sloshing around in muddy puddles after it rains. A big part of my uncle's job is to slosh around in the sewers.
See also: around, slosh

slosh over

1. To spill or slop over the side of something as a result of being moved or sloshed around jerkily. The boat was rocking so badly that water has started sloshing over the handrails onto the deck. You need to stop moving so quickly or the soup will end up sloshing over the side of the bowl!
2. Of a liquid, to cover, coat, or drench someone or something as a result of being spilled or splashing onto them or it. The whale performed a massive leap in its tank, and water sloshed over the entire crowd. Wet cement sloshed all over the pile of lumber when the wheelbarrow tipped over.
3. To cover someone or something with some liquid as a result of spilling or splashing it. In this usage, noun or pronoun is used between "slosh" and "over." He was so drunk that he started sloshing his drink all over the people he was dancing with. It looks like they just sloshed tar over the cracked parts of the road, rather than fixing it properly.
See also: over, slosh

slosh through (something)

1. Of a liquid, to rush and splash through some place, area, or thing. Ice-cold water sloshed through the boat as it poured in from the cracked hull.
2. To cause or force some liquid to rush and splash through some place, area, or thing. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slosh" and "through." He sloshed the chemical solution through the pipes to clean out the all the gunk that had been building up. The machine sloshes dye through the fabric to ensure it coats and colors every fiber.
3. To plod or wade through some wet or mucky substance or a place that contains it. The rescue worker sloshed through the floodwaters to reach the children trapped in the house. I sloshed through the drainage ditch, searching for the brooch my foolish sister had dropped.
See also: slosh, through

slosh around

 (in something)
1. [for a liquid] to rush or splash around in an enclosure or container. The milk sloshed around in the pitcher and splashed over a little bit. The fluid sloshed around, making a splashing sound.
2. to move or splash through a liquid, usually standing on one's feet. Billy sloshed around in the wading pool. The kids have been sloshing around in puddles again.
See also: around, slosh

slosh over

[for a liquid] to splash over its container. The water in the wading pool sloshed over and made the grass slippery. Don't fill the glass too full. It will slosh over.
See also: over, slosh

slosh something (all) over someone or something

to spill or splash a liquid over someone or something. Laura tripped and sloshed the grape juice all over Martha. Martin sloshed pancake batter over the side of the stove.
See also: over, slosh

slosh something around

to cause a liquid to rush or splash in a container. The chef sloshed the dressing around a few times and poured it on the salad. The chef sloshed around the dressing and poured it on the salad.
See also: around, slosh

slosh something on(to) someone or something

 and slosh something on
to splash or spill a liquid onto someone or something. Betty sloshed the charcoal lighter fluid on Fred, and he went in to wash it off. Then she sloshed the fluid onto the charcoal. slosh on some more.
See also: on, slosh

slosh through something

[for a person] to wade or splash through something. The little kids sloshed through every puddle on their way home. We sloshed through the stream, ruining our shoes and soaking our cuffs.
See also: slosh, through

slosh

1. n. beer; liquor. How about a glass of slosh?
2. tv. & in. to drink liquor, including beer; to drink to excess. Are you going to slosh gin all night?
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Set of Experiments shows the set of experiments that was performed to understand the effect of fill level and deceleration magnitude on slosh noise radiation.
As can be seen from the same figure, higher noise levels are confined to the active slosh duration and in the remaining time only background noise is recorded.
Approaches to Analyse and Predict Slosh Noise of Vehicle Fuel Tanks, in 24th International Conference of Noise and Vibration Engineering (ISMA2010).
Prediction of Vehicle Fuel Tank Slosh Noise from Component-Level Test Data," SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-0215, 2012, doi:10.
My research at Embry-Riddle focused on modeling free-surface slosh using a pendulum analog.
Tank configurations include on-axis spinners, off-axis spinners, lateral slosh on a first stage tank and tanks with propellant management devices (PMDs).
Free-surface slosh has a well-defined resonant frequency in which liquid starts to oscillate with turbulence over a narrow frequency.
The Slosh is the easiest dance out there,' said Billy, of Glasgow, who usually teaches a modern jive called Leroc.
In fact, if you slosh a couple of times a night, you're giving yourself a good aerobic workout.
Heel we go: Big Brother beauty Shell Jubin attempts a particularly tricky part of The Slosh
Freefaller, who are appearing at Braehead Shopping Centre on Tuesdayjoined in the Slosh with Tony, but claim they now never drink before they go on stage.
FESTIVAL FOOTWORK: Thousands of Scots defied the rain to pile into Callendar Park at the weekend for Big In Falkirk where Tony Christie and the Razz girls, far left, took part in the world's biggest slosh
Scientists know the Earth's spin has slowed through time because of tidal friction - energy lost as the moon causes water to slosh around the globe.
On Mrs Bartolozzi, she blends laundry and eroticism in a washing machine, with a chorus that goes "Sloshy slosh sloshy slosh/Get that dirty shirt clean".