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  Definition of Sputter
  1. an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
  2. the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively; "he heard a spatter of gunfire"
  3. spit up in an explosive manner
  4. cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed; "The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust"
  5. utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage
  6. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  7. make an explosive sound; "sputtering engines"
Similar Words: splutter, spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputtering, spit out, clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle

 

Derivational Morphology: splutter, splat, spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputtering, struggle, clamber

 

 
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