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spritz

 (sprĭts, shprĭts)
tr.v. spritzed, spritz·ing, spritz·es
1. To squirt or spray a liquid on (something): spritzed me with the hose.
2. To squirt or spray (a liquid) on something.
n.
A quick squirt or spray, as of carbonated water.

[Pennsylvania Dutch schpritze, from Middle High German sprützen, to spray; see sper- in Indo-European roots.]

spritz

(sprɪts)
vb (tr)
to spray with liquid
n
1. an act of spraying liquid
2. (in a drink) the quality of being fizzy

spritz

(sprɪts, ʃprɪts)

v.t.
1. to spray briefly and quickly; squirt.
n.
2. a brief spray; squirt.
[1915–20, Amer.; < German spritzen to squirt, spray]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spritz - a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)spritz - a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
spirt, spurt, squirt, jet - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
Verb1.spritz - eject (a liquid) quickly; "spritz water on a surface"
squirt, eject, force out, squeeze out - cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at his little sister"
2.spritz - cover (a location) wholly or partially by squirting a liquid onto it; "Spritz the lawn with water"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
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