spat


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Synonyms for spat

Synonyms for spat

Synonyms for spat

a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

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come down like raindrops

become permanently attached

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strike with a sound like that of falling rain

clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

engage in a brief and petty quarrel

spawn

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clap one's hands together

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Spat growth significantly depended on spat densities and tray partitionings (P < 0.001 for both; Tables 1 and 2).
In each compartment a meshed (1.5, 3.5, or 4.5 mm) plastic box with a lid (quarter) was fitted, making the cages suitable for the growth of small spat in the primary nursery growth stage (Ill.
Settlement tanks contained spat collectors of the compositions outlined below.
Spat held in the sea had greater mean shell lengths than those in the hatchery.
The Spanish international said: "I categorically deny that I spat at anybody after the match.
The principal was unaware the teacher spat in the child's face.
Hospital and ambulance staff get spat at all the same but we don't give them bags to put over people's heads."
Joseph Sydenham spat at the ticket inspector on the Number 11 in Witton's Brookvale Road on May 23.
Miss O'Neill said Brough was verbally abusive to her mother and then spat in her face while shouting at her.
Asked if he had been spat at, Stearman added: "Yes, but I'm not going to speak about it."
Predation of juvenile Crassostrea virginica (spat) by mud crabs could be one of the major contributors to early juvenile spat mortality, hindering natural recruitment and restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay.
We are living in a civilised world and which civilised person would like to tie someone on a platform and invite all passers-by to spit on them because they spat on the road!
Former Cardiff City midfielder Richard Langley was left shocked after allegedly being spat at by Bluebirds fans as his Queens Park Rangers team claimed a 1-0 win at Loftus Road last night.
MERSEYSIDE has already seen one successful prosecution for spitting in Southport when a teenage girl was taken through the courts after she spat at a driver when he questioned her out-of-date travel pass Police in Sefton have handed out DNA swab kits to 140 bus drivers which, if successful, will be handed out to drivers across the region.