sparge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French espargier, from Latin spargō (whence English sparse), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pregʰ- (to scatter, to jerk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spɑɹd͡ʒ/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑɹdʒ

Verb[edit]

sparge (third-person singular simple present sparges, present participle sparging, simple past and past participle sparged)

  1. To sprinkle or spray.
  2. (transitive) To introduce bubbles into (a liquid).
    Bubble machines sparge water for platform diving competitions to lessen the impact.

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Noun[edit]

sparge (plural sparges)

  1. (brewing) Synonym of lautering

Adjective[edit]

sparge (not comparable)

  1. of something that sparges
    sparge pipe

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sparge

  1. third-person singular present indicative of spargere

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

sparge

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of spargō

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spargere, present active infinitive of spargō (scatter), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pregʰ- (to scatter, to jerk).

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Verb[edit]

a sparge (third-person singular present sparge, past participle spart3rd conj.

  1. to break, burst, shatter, snap
  2. to destroy, crush
  3. to hack

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