Definition and Meanings for spray

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Part of Speech of spray

noun, transitive verb

Etymology of spray

cf. dan. sprag. see sprig probably from a dutch or low german form akin to e. spread. see spread, v. t.pos

Meaning of spray

as noun

  • a small shoot or branch; a twig.
  • a collective body of small branches, or cut flowers with long stems; as, the tree has a beautiful spray; many sprays were sent in condolence to teh funeral home.
  • a side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold.;a group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches.

as noun, transitive verb

  • water flying in small drops or particles, as by the force of wind, or the dashing of waves, or from a waterfall, and the like.
  • a jet of fine medicated vapor, used either as an application to a diseased part or to charge the air of a room with a disinfectant or a deodorizer.;an instrument for applying such a spray; an atomizer.

as transitive verb

  • to let fall in the form of spray.
  • to throw spray upon; to treat with a liquid in the form of spray; as, to spray a wound, or a surgical instrument, with carbolic acid.
  • No antonyms for spray

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