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splatter

[′splad·ər]
(communications)
Distortion due to overmodulation of a transmitter by peak signals of short duration, particularly sounds containing high-frequency harmonics; it is a form of adjacent-channel interference.
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Scanning the new releases, we fixed on a splatter film intriguingly (and no doubt punningly) titled Hostel, and eagerly opted for its promise of creepiness and low thrills, and the quality assurance of the tagline "Quentin Tarantino Presents.
Jackson's next feature, Meet the Feebles (1989), is also a splatter film.
This work of obvious devotion may well be the first spiritual splatter film.