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spray 1

 (sprā)
n.
1.
a. Water or other liquid moving in a mass of dispersed droplets, as from a wave.
b. A moving mass of particles or projectiles: a spray of bullets.
2.
a. A fine jet of liquid discharged from a pressurized container.
b. A pressurized container; an atomizer.
c. Any of numerous commercial products, including paints, cosmetics, and insecticides, that are dispensed from containers in this manner.
v. sprayed, spray·ing, sprays
v.tr.
1. To disperse (a liquid, for example) in a mass or jet of droplets, particles, or small pieces.
2. To apply a spray to (a surface); hit with a spray.
v.intr.
1. To discharge sprays of liquid.
2. To be directed or dispersed in a spray.
3. Zoology To urinate on various objects as a way of marking territory.

[From obsolete spray, to sprinkle, from Middle Dutch sprayen.]

spray′er n.

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spray 2

 (sprā)
n.
1. A small branch bearing buds, flowers, or berries.
2. Something, such as a decorative motif, that resembles such a branch.

[Middle English, from Old English *spræg.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprayer - a worker who applies spray to a surfacesprayer - a worker who applies spray to a surface
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
2.sprayer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mistsprayer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
airbrush - an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
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