Definition of Spray in English :

Define Spray in English

Spray meaning in English

Meaning of Spray in English

Pronunciation of Spray in English

Spray pronunciation in English

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Spray

see synonyms of spray

Noun

1. spray

a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying

2. spray, spraying

a quantity of small objects flying through the air

Example Sentences:
'a spray of bullets'

3. spray

flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage

4. atomiser, atomizer, nebuliser, nebulizer, spray, sprayer

a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist

5. spray

water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall

6. spray

a jet of vapor

Verb

7. spray

be discharged in sprays of liquid

Example Sentences:
'Water sprayed all over the floor'

8. spray

scatter in a mass or jet of droplets

Example Sentences:
'spray water on someone'
'spray paint on the wall'

9. spray

cover by spraying with a liquid

Example Sentences:
'spray the wall with paint'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Spray

see synonyms of spray
noun
1. 
fine particles of a liquid
2. 
a. 
a liquid, such as perfume, paint, etc, designed to be discharged from an aerosol or atomizer
hair spray
b. 
the aerosol or atomizer itself
3. 
a quantity of small objects flying through the air
a spray of bullets
verb
4. 
to scatter (liquid) in the form of fine particles
5. 
to discharge (a liquid) from an aerosol or atomizer
6. (transitive)
to treat or bombard with a spray
to spray the lawn
noun
1. 
a single slender shoot, twig, or branch that bears buds, leaves, flowers, or berries, either growing on or detached from a plant
2. 
a small decorative bouquet or corsage of flowers and foliage
3. 
a piece of jewellery designed to resemble a spray of flowers, leaves, etc

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Spray

see synonyms of spray
noun
1. 
a cloud or mist of fine liquid particles, as of water from breaking waves
2. 
a. 
a jet of fine liquid particles, or mist, as from an atomizer or spray gun
b. 
a device for shooting out such a jet
c. 
any liquid for spraying from such a device
3. 
something likened to a spray of liquid particles
a spray of gunfire
verb transitive
4. 
to direct a spray on; treat with a spray
5. 
to direct a spray of on some surface, etc.
verb intransitive
6. 
to shoot out a spray
7. 
to be shot out as a spray
noun
1. 
a small branch or sprig of a tree or plant, with leaves, berries, flowers, etc.
2. 
a design or ornament like this

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Spray

see synonyms of spray
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.
n.
1. A small branch bearing buds, flowers, or berries.
2. Something, such as a decorative motif, that resembles such a branch.

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