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Protrusion of tissue from a bullet entrance wound, resulting from the kinetic energy imparted by the bullet towards the point of least resistance—the entrance
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splashback

Forensic pathology Protrusion of tissue from a bullet entrance wound, resulting from the kinetic energy imparted by the bullet; although the tissue surrounding the entrance wound closes over behind the bullet, the gases expanding after the bullet find the path of least resistance for escape, leaving via the entrance wound, pushing out fragments of subcutaneous tissue. Cf Contact ring, Execution wound.
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Use lighting to really bring out the citrus tones in your splashback
CHOOSING YOUR TILES "As splashbacks create a focal point, they lend themselves to more vibrant colours or patterns to make a real statement," notes Sian.
From large print designs - which seem like a work of art - to practical polished chrome; there is a splashback for every kitchen and every style.
| Glass splashbacks like this one come in a large range of colours
There are two other bedrooms and a family bathroom with modern white suite featuring a pedestal basin, toilet, a large bathtub with shower over, tiled splashbacks, slate tiled ?oors and a Velux skylight There is also a study with window to the front and slate tiled .oor.
The problem with a tiled splashback is that unless you use a dark-coloured grout, cooking splashes will discolour the grout.
SPLASHBACK & TILES Inject an eye-catching splash of colour with your choice of splashbacks and kitchen tiles.
Another open archway leads into the kitchen/breakfast room which is ?tted with soft closure units in a matt egg shell white ?nish with brushed steel furnishings and contrasting dark granite work surfaces and splashbacks. There is a double width cooker space with gas and electric points, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
UPDATE your splashback with style: Large Metro tiles in Tequila Tango, pounds 2.12 each (www.originalstyle.com, 01392 473000); Butterfly tiles, pounds 10.95 each (www.winchestertiles.com, 01392 473005); spotty or lime green splashbacks, pounds 170 or pounds 140 (www.cpgroupuk.com, 01484 727147)
These can be enlivened by contemporary-style materials such as glass splashbacks and granite worktops.
Blue's the designer's darling this season, so paint the room in sky blue and add baby blue, turquoise and aqua in the form of towels and splashbacks.