Sprinkling

Definition of Sprinkling

Sprin´kling   Pronunciation: ~klĭng
n.1.The act of one who, or that which, sprinkles.
Baptism may well enough be performed by sprinkling or effusion of water.
- Ayliffe.
2.A small quantity falling in distinct drops or particles; as, a sprinkling of rain or snow.
3.Hence, a moderate number or quantity distributed like separate drops, or as if scattered like drops.

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