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Definition 1: the application of a liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer - [noun denoting act]

(spraying is a kind of ...) the work of applying something

"the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine" "a complete bleach requires several applications" "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"

(... is a kind of spraying ) applying paint with a sprayer

Definition 2: the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for spraying in the sense of this definition

(spraying is a kind of ...) the act of dispersing or diffusing something

"the dispersion of the troops" "the diffusion of knowledge"

(spraying belongs to category ...) a vehicle that can fly

Definition 3: a quantity of small objects flying through the air - [noun denoting quantity]

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

  • a spray of bullets

Synonyms for spraying in the sense of this definition

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

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