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Oxford dictionary definition of the word sputter:
1 [no object] make a series of soft explosive or spitting sounds:
the engine sputtered and stopped
[reporting verb] speak in a series of incoherent bursts as a result of strong emotion:
[with direct speech]:
‘But … but …’ she sputtered
[with object] emit with a spitting sound:
the goose is in the oven, sputtering fat
[with adverbial] proceed in a spasmodic and feeble way:
strikes in the public services sputtered on
2 [with object] Physics deposit (metal) on a surface by using fast ions to eject particles of it from a target.
coat (a surface) with a spray of metal particles emitted from a target that is bombarded with fast ions.
a series of soft explosive or spitting sounds:
the sputter of the motor died away
late 16th century (as a verb): from Dutch sputteren, of imitative origin