"spatted" in the verb sense
come down like raindrops
"Bullets were spatting down on us"
become permanently attached
"mollusks or oysters spat"
strike with a sound like that of falling rain
"Bullets were spatting the leaves"
4. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
engage in a brief and petty quarrel
7. clap, spat
clap one's hands together
"The children were clapping to the music"
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