HyperDic: spray

English > 9 senses of the word spray:
VERBcontactspraybe discharged in sprays / sprays of liquid / liquid
contactsprayscatter in a mass or jet of droplets
contactspraycover by spraying with a liquid / liquid
NOUNsubstancespraya pesticide in suspension or solution
quantityspray, sprayinga quantity of small objects flying through the air
artifactsprayflower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage
artifactspray, atomizer, atomiser, sprayer, nebulizer, nebulisera dispenser that turns a liquid / liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
substancespraywater in small drops in the atmosphere
eventspraya jet of vapor
spray > pronunciation
Soundssprey'
Rhymesashtray ... x-ray / X-ray: 35 rhymes with rey...
English > spray: 9 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying.
BroaderpesticideA chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
Spanishespray
Catalanesprai
English > spray: 9 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA quantity of small objects flying through the air.
Example"a spray of bullets"
Synonymspraying
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
English > spray: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningflower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage.
Broaderflower arrangement, floral arrangementA decorative arrangement of flowers
Spanishramillete, ramita, ramito
Catalanbranquilló, pomell
English > spray: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA dispenser that turns a liquid / liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist.
Synonymsatomizer, atomiser, sprayer, nebulizer, nebuliser
NarrowerairbrushAn atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
BroaderdispenserA container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
Spanishaerosol, atomizador, nebulizador, pulverizador, spray, vaporizador
Catalanatomitzador, esprai, nebulitzador, polvoritzador
Verbssprayscatter in a mass or jet of droplets
spraybe discharged in sprays / sprays of liquid / liquid
English > spray: 9 senses > noun 5, substance
Meaningwater in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall.
Narrowersea sprayspray from ocean waves
spindrift, spoondriftspray blown up from the surface of the sea
Broaderwater vapor, water vapourwater in a vaporous form diffused in the atmosphere but below boiling temperature
Spanishesprai, spray
Catalanesprai
Verbssprayscatter in a mass or jet of droplets
spraybe discharged in sprays / sprays of liquid / liquid
English > spray: 9 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningA jet of vapor.
Broaderjet, squirt, spurt, spirtThe occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid / liquid)
Spanishaerosol, espray, spray
Catalanesprai
English > spray: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBe discharged in sprays / sprays of liquid / liquid.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"Water sprayed all over the floor"
Broaderscatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperseDistribute loosely
Nounsspraya dispenser that turns a liquid / liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
spraywater in small drops in the atmosphere
English > spray: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningscatter in a mass or jet of droplets.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "spray water on someone"
  • "spray paint on the wall"
Narroweratomize, atomisespray very finely
mistspray finely or cover with mist
showerspray or sprinkle with
syringespray or irrigate (a body part) with a syringe
Broaderscatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperseDistribute loosely
Spanishatomizar, regar, rociar
Catalanarrosar, brufar, regar, ruixar
Nounsspray, sprayera dispenser that turns a liquid / liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
spraywater in small drops in the atmosphere
sprayinga quantity of small objects flying through the air
English > spray: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCover by spraying with a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey spray the bread with melted butter
Example"spray the wall with paint"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounssprayera worker who applies spray to a surface
sprayingthe application of a liquid / liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict