sprinkling

Definitions of sprinkling
1

n a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly

“a sprinkling of grey at his temples”
Synonyms:
scattering
Type of:
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity
an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

n a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

Synonyms:
scattering, sprinkle
Type of:
rain shower, shower
a brief period of precipitation

n the act of sprinkling or splashing water

“baptized with a sprinkling of holy water”
Synonyms:
sparge, sprinkle
Type of:
watering
wetting with water

n the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)

Synonyms:
aspersion
Type of:
baptism
a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

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