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spray

noun

1 spray

A pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying.

Roget 336: vaporization, volatilization; gasification, evaporation, vaporation; distillation, cupellation [Chem], cohobation, sublimination, exhalation; volatility.    vaporizer, still, retort; ... show more

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

Roget 353: bubble, foam, froth, head, spume, lather, suds, spray, surf, yeast, barm, spindrift.    cloud, vapor, ... show more

Roget 367: vegetable, vegetable kingdom; flora, verdure.    plant; tree, shrub, bush; creeper; herb, herbage; grass.    annual; ... show more

Roget 51: part, portion; dose; item, particular; aught, any; division, ward; subdivision, section; chapter, clause, count, ... show more



2 spray

A quantity of small objects flying through the air:
— A spray of bullets.

synonym: spraying.

3 spray

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

4 spray

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

synonyms: atomiser, atomizer, nebuliser, nebulizer, sprayer.

Dutch: vernevelaar, verstuiver, flitspuit, bloemenspuit, plantenspuit, plantespuit
Polish: atomizer, rozpylacz

5 spray

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

Dutch: nevel

6 spray

A jet of vapor.

Dutch: spray
Polish: rozpylenie

verb

1 spray

Be discharged in sprays of liquid.

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

2 spray

Scatter in a mass or jet of droplets.

3 spray

Cover by spraying with a liquid.


Moby thesaurus: aerate, aerify, aerosol, antiaircraft barrage, appendage, arm, asperge, aspergil, aspergillum, atomize, atomizer, barrage, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, bine, bough, boughpot, bouquet, boutonniere ... show more.

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