Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Sprinkle"

The meaning of "Sprinkle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does sprinkle mean?
A: To pour or drop something lightly in small drops or grains.

Some things that can be sprinkled are water, sand and salt. If it is raining lightly, you might say it is sprinkling.
Q: What does sprinkling / stray mean?
A: It means very few. In this context it would mean that William was one of very few pacifists.
Q: What does sprinkle mean?
A: Well, there are sprinkles, like the colorful bits of food that get put on cupcakes. So it’s really just an imagery word for add. Does that make sense?
Q: What does sprinkle mean?
A: it's a very tiny decorative sweet made of colored sugar that goes on top of doughnuts and ice cream

Example sentences using "Sprinkle"

Q: Please show me example sentences with sprinkling.
A: Stop sprinkling so much powdered sugar on your cupcakes! It's not good for your teeth. :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with sprinkle .
A: I sprinkle sprinkles on a cup cake.
I sprinkle salt on my fries
A priest sprinkles water on a baby during baptism.

Q: Please show me example sentences with sprinkles.
A: The cupcake has colorful sprinkles on it.
Q: Please show me example sentences with sprinkle.
A: ・I sprinkled some ​sugar on ​top of the ​cake.
・She'd sprinkled ​coloured ​sugar ​strands all over the ​cakes.
・I like to sprinkle a little ​cheese over my ​pasta.
・Sprinkle the ​dish with ​chopped ​herbs.
・Corn ​tortillas can be ​cut into ​strips, ​fried until ​golden, and sprinkled with ​salt - voila! ​Tortilla ​chips.

Synonyms of "Sprinkle" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between sprinkle and dust ?
A: “Dusting” is a very light, fine, thin layer.
Example: you dust a donut with powdered sugar.
Q: What is the difference between sprinkle and scatter ?
A: After the muffins have cooled, please sprinkle them with powdered sugar.

The roaches scattered when she turned on the kitchen light.
Q: What is the difference between sprinkle and scatter ?
A: Sprinkle is a more delicate movement, eg. "Tinkerbell sprinkled her magic pixie dust on Wendy". It is mostly used for powder substances (salt, sugar, sand, dust, glitter) or liquids ("sprinkle water on a plant" means to gently give it a bit of water). Scatter is a messier movement, eg. "I dropped my bag of marbles and they scattered everywhere." It can also be used for other things like "the crowd scattered when the police came".

If you were being poetic, the difference between "there are treasures sprinkled around the place" and "there are treasures scattered around the place" is that "sprinkled" here implies fewer, more deliberate placement of treasures, and "scattered" would mean the treasures were more messily and randomly placed.

Translations of "Sprinkle"

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