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NOUN (6)

1. a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying;

2. a quantity of small objects flying through the air;
- Example: "a spray of bullets"
[syn: spray, spraying]

3. flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage;

4. a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist;
[syn: atomizer, atomiser, spray, sprayer, nebulizer, nebuliser]

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

6. a jet of vapor;


VERB (3)

1. be discharged in sprays of liquid;
- Example: "Water sprayed all over the floor"

2. scatter in a mass or jet of droplets;
- Example: "spray water on someone"
- Example: "spray paint on the wall"

3. cover by spraying with a liquid;
- Example: "spray the wall with paint"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spray \Spray\, n. [Probably from a Dutch or Low German form akin to E. spread. See Spread, v. t.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) (a) 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. (b) An instrument for applying such a spray; an atomizer. [1913 Webster] Spray condenser (Steam Engine), an injection condenser in which the steam is condensed by a spray of water which mingles with it. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spray \Spray\ (spr[=a]), n. [Cf. Dan. sprag. See Sprig.] 1. A small shoot or branch; a twig. --Chaucer. Syn: sprig. [1913 Webster] The painted birds, companions of the spring, Hopping from spray to spray, were heard to sing. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster +PJC] And from the trees did lop the needless spray. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. (Founding) (a) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold. (b) A group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches. --Knight. [1913 Webster] Spray drain (Agric.), a drain made by laying under earth the sprays or small branches of trees, which keep passages open. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spray \Spray\, v. t. 1. To let fall in the form of spray. [Poetic] --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spray n 1: a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying 2: a quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray of bullets" [syn: spray, spraying] 3: flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage 4: a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist [syn: atomizer, atomiser, spray, sprayer, nebulizer, nebuliser] 5: water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall 6: a jet of vapor v 1: be discharged in sprays of liquid; "Water sprayed all over the floor" 2: scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall" 3: cover by spraying with a liquid; "spray the wall with paint"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

247 Moby Thesaurus words for "spray": aerate, aerify, aerosol, antiaircraft barrage, appendage, arm, asperge, aspergil, aspergillum, atomize, atomizer, barrage, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, bine, bough, boughpot, bouquet, boutonniere, bowshot, box barrage, branch, branchedness, branchiness, breakers, broadside, bullet, burgeon, burst, buttonhole, cannon, cannonade, cannonry, carbonate, censer, chaplet, chlorinate, clyster, collar, concentrate sprayer, corsage, creeping barrage, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, deadwood, detonation, dew, diffuse, discharge, disperse, distill, douche, drizzle, drumfire, ejection, emergency barrage, emit, enema, enfilade, etherify, etherize, evaporate, evaporator, exhale, festoon, flagellum, flower arrangement, fluidize, flush, foam, font, fork, fount, fountain, fountain syringe, fractionate, frond, froth, fume, fumigate, fumigator, fusillade, garland, gasify, geyser, give off, gun, gunfire, gunshot, gush, hand, head, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, hydrogenate, imp, incense burner, incensory, irrigate, jet, joint, lather, leg, lei, limb, link, lobe, lobule, member, meringue, mist, mist concentrate sprayer, moisten, mortar barrage, mousse, needle bath, normal barrage, nosegay, nozzle, odorator, odorizer, offscum, offshoot, organ, oxygenate, paddle, parfumoir, perfume, perfumer, pinion, plash, play, pomander, posy, potpourri, potshot, pouncet-box, puff, purse atomizer, ramage, ramification, reek, retort, runner, rush, sachet, salvo, sarment, scatter, scent bag, scent ball, scent bottle, scent box, scenter, scion, scud, scum, sea foam, send out, shoot, shot, shower, shower bath, shower head, slip, slobber, slop, slosh, smelling bottle, smoke, soapsuds, souffle, sparge, sparger, spatter, spear, spew, spindrift, spit, splash, splatter, sponge, spoondrift, spout, spouter, spray can, sprayer, spread, sprig, sprinkle, sprinkler, sprinkler head, sprinkling, sprinkling system, sprit, spritz, sprout, spume, spur, spurt, spurtle, squirt, standing barrage, steam, still, stinging, stolon, stoneshot, sublimate, sublime, sucker, suds, surf, surge, swash, switch, syringe, tail, tattoo, tendril, thallus, thurible, twig, vaporize, vaporizer, vinaigrette, volatilize, volley, vomit, vomit forth, vomit out, water, watercart, watering can, watering pot, well, wet, wet down, white water, wing, wreath
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

spray A Unix command that sends packets to a host and reports performance statistics. The number of packets, delay between packets and packet length can all be specified. The spray command uses the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) protocol to send a one-way stream of packets to the sprayd daemon on the given host. With the "-i" option, spray uses the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) instead of RPC. Normally these will be echoed automatically, creating a return stream. Unix manual page: spray(1M). (2007-03-12)
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Spray, OR -- U.S. town in Oregon Population (2000): 140 Housing Units (2000): 88 Land area (2000): 0.226278 sq. miles (0.586058 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.226278 sq. miles (0.586058 sq. km) FIPS code: 69450 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 44.833179 N, 119.794449 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97874 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Spray, OR Spray