|1.||[ verb ] expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth|
|Synonyms:||spew spue ptyalise ptyalize|
"The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
|Related terms:||expectorate expectorate cough_up ptyalism expectorator|
|2.||[ verb ] utter with anger or contempt|
|3.||[ noun ] (geography) a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea|
|Related terms:||cape sand|
|4.||[ noun ] a skewer for holding meat over a fire|
|Related terms:||skewer turnspit rack|
|5.||[ noun ] (biology) a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches|
|Related terms:||secretion drool tobacco_juice salivary_gland ptyalin|
|6.||[ verb ] drive a skewer through|
"skewer the meat for the BBQ"
|7.||[ verb ] (meteorology) rain gently|
|Synonyms:||spatter patter pitter-patter sprinkle|
"It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick."
|Related terms:||rain scattering|
|8.||[ noun ] the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)|
|Related terms:||expulsion expectorate|