HyperDic: spraying

English > 3 senses of the word spraying:
NOUNactspraying, crop-dustingthe dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft)
quantityspraying, spraya quantity of small objects flying through the air
actsprayingthe application of a liquid / liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer
spraying > pronunciation
Soundssprey'ihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > spraying: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft).
Synonymcrop-dusting
CategoryaircraftA vehicle that can fly
Broaderdispersion, dispersal, dissemination, diffusionThe act of dispersing / dispersing or diffusing something
Spanishaerofumigación, fumigación
Catalanfumigació
English > spraying: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA quantity of small objects flying through the air.
Synonymspray
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Verbssprayscatter in a mass or jet of droplets
English > spraying: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe application of a liquid / liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer.
Narrowerspray paintingapplying paint with a sprayer
Broaderapplication, coating, coveringThe work of applying something
Verbsspraycover by spraying with a liquid / liquid

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