splatting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The computing term was coined by Charles Bloom.

Verb[edit]

splatting

  1. present participle of splat

Noun[edit]

splatting (usually uncountable, plural splattings)

  1. A sound or action that splats.
    the splatting of water on the stone floor
  2. (computer graphics) A method for combining different textures by applying an alpha channel map to the higher levels, revealing the layers underneath where the map is partially or completely transparent.