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spatter

(spăt′ĕr)
The distribution of droplets into the air or onto solid surfaces, as a result of injuries to blood vessels (blood spatter) or during dental or surgical procedures. In health care, spatter is a potential source of exposure to infectious body fluids. In forensic medicine, the characteristics of spattered fluids are used to reconstruct crime scenes.

spatter,

n droplets of airborne particulate matter larger than 50 μm that fall to the ground.
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The quality of the weld seam also improves because the shroud remains free of spatter and the gas flow is not interrupted.
Recording blood spatter evidence requires little training.
Mr James said impact blood spatter on the inside of Thomas Martens' boxers and on the bottom of Molly Martens' pyjamas indicated they were above the victim during some of the hits to his head.
She said: "There was extensive blood spatter from the centre of the radiator in the hallway towards the bedroom, at a height which was in keeping with Miss Richardson having been crawling.
If the glove had been lying on the floor when she was assaulted, we would expect to f ind blood spatter.
With that information, and an angle of impact estimated from the shape of the stain, their software projects a realistic trajectory backwards in time to locate the origin of the blood spatter.
Look for a smooth, non-porous surface that is free of sharp edges or flat surfaces, as it better resists spatter accumulation and therefore, lasts longer.
Headscratcher: You can add one letter to spatter to form the synonym "splatter," or you can change one letter to form the related word "scatter.
Hand tightened Centerfire nozzles come with built-in spatter shields to protect the gas diffusers and produce smoother, less turbulent gas flow.
Designed for use in pneumatic and water circuits, WeldFit metal fittings provide system protection from weld spatter and are nickel plated, with silicon-free O-rings.
Q When welding we use an anti-spatter spray, yet afterwards we still spend a great deal of time removing this spatter by scraping it away.
Black walls are patterned with a brown spatter of knots.