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Noun
A very small or insignificant amount
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A small thinly distributed amount of something
“For our tour of America we basically had a reserve team with a sprinkling of first-teamers and because of players being missing our results suffered.”
Noun
A small amount or number
“A light sprinkling of snow.”
Noun
The operation of causing water to flow, typically over land
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Liquid that is blown or driven through the air in the form of tiny drops
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A similar ceremony of initiation, purification or naming
Verb
Present participle for to mark, spot or scatter with small spots, marks or dots
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“Pour the soup in bowls, sprinkle the surface with toasted sesame seeds, and serve with sesame crackers.”
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Present participle for to scatter over something or an area
“Grandma Giselle would sprinkle the seeds in the dirt and cover them up to grow crops.”
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Present participle for to scatter or drop small drops or particles of a liquid over an object or surface
“When the wind blows, they sprinkle some water on it to prevent the dust from blowing about.”
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Present participle for to make slightly wet
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Present participle for to fall or let fall in drops of liquid
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Present participle for to give or add flavor to by seasoning
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Present participle for to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Present participle for to designate a particular name or title
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Present participle for to fall or cause to fall in large or overwhelming quantities like, or as of, rain
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Present participle for to diffuse, radiate or give off
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