Associations to the word «Spray»

Pictures for the word «Spray»


SPRAY, noun. A fine, gentle, dispersed mist of liquid.
SPRAY, noun. A small branch of flowers or berries.
SPRAY, noun. A collective body of small branches.
SPRAY, noun. A pressurized container; an atomizer.
SPRAY, noun. Any of numerous commercial products, including paints, cosmetics, and insecticides, that are dispensed from containers in this manner.
SPRAY, noun. (medicine) A jet of fine medicated vapour, used either as an application to a diseased part or to charge the air of a room with a disinfectant or a deodorizer.
SPRAY, noun. (metalworking) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal to all parts of the mold.
SPRAY, noun. (metalworking) A group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches.
SPRAY, verb. (transitive) To project a liquid in a dispersive manner.
SPRAY, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To project many small items dispersively.
SPRAY, verb. (transitive) (computing) (computer security) To allocate blocks of memory from (a heap, etc.), and fill them with the same byte sequence, hoping to establish that sequence in a certain predetermined location as part of an exploit.
SPRAY BOTTLE, noun. An unpressurized canister equipped with a sprayer that is operated by pressing a handle; used e.g. for detergents.
SPRAY CAN, noun. A pressurized canister that ejects its contents from a nozzle when a button is pressed; used for paint, cosmetics, lubricants, insecticide etc..
SPRAY CANS, noun. Plural of spray can
SPRAY CONDENSER, noun. (steam engine) An injection condenser in which the steam is condensed by a spray of water which mingles with it.
SPRAY DRAIN, noun. (agriculture) A drain made by laying under earth the sprays or small branches of trees, which keep passages open.
SPRAY GUN, noun. Paint sprayer, powered by compressed air or other gas, larger than an airbrush.
SPRAY PAINT, noun. Paint applied in the form of a spray, especially from an aerosol can.
SPRAY PAINT, verb. To apply paint in the form of a spray, especially from an aerosol can.

Dictionary definition

SPRAY, noun. A pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying.
SPRAY, noun. A quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray of bullets".
SPRAY, noun. Flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage.
SPRAY, noun. A dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist.
SPRAY, noun. Water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall.
SPRAY, noun. A jet of vapor.
SPRAY, verb. Be discharged in sprays of liquid; "Water sprayed all over the floor".
SPRAY, verb. Scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall".
SPRAY, verb. Cover by spraying with a liquid; "spray the wall with paint".

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