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Definition 1: a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for spray in the sense of this definition

(spray is a kind of ...) a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts

(... is a kind of spray ) an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air

Definition 2: flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage - [noun denoting artifact]

(spray is a kind of ...) a decorative arrangement of flowers

Definition 3: a jet of vapor - [noun denoting event]

(spray is a kind of ...) the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

Definition 4: a quantity of small objects flying through the air - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where spray or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a spray of bullets

Synonyms for spray in the sense of this definition

(spray is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Definition 5: water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall - [noun denoting substance]

(spray is a kind of ...) water in a vaporous form diffused in the atmosphere but below boiling temperature

(... is a kind of spray ) spray from ocean waves

(... is a kind of spray ) spray blown up from the surface of the sea

Definition 6: a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying - [noun denoting substance]

(spray is a kind of ...) a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)

Definition 7: scatter in a mass or jet of droplets - [verb of contact]

Samples where spray or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spray water on someone
  • spray paint on the wall

(spray is a kind of ...) distribute loosely

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

(... is a kind of spray ) spray or sprinkle with

"The guests showered rice on the couple"

(... is a kind of spray ) spray very finely

"atomize perfume"

(... is a kind of spray ) spray finely or cover with mist

(... is a kind of spray ) spray or irrigate (a body part) with a syringe

Definition 8: be discharged in sprays of liquid - [verb of contact]

Samples where spray or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Water sprayed all over the floor

(spray is a kind of ...) distribute loosely

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

Definition 9: cover by spraying with a liquid - [verb of contact]

Samples where spray or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spray the wall with paint

(spray is a kind of ...) 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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