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Definition of 'sparge'


  1. the act of sprinkling or splashing water; "baptized with a sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the malt"
       Synonyms: sprinkle sprinkling


  1. agitate by introducing air or compressed gas; "sparge the water"
  2. scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn"
       Synonyms: sprinkle besprinkle

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