Meaning of SPRAY in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English *spræg, spræc Date: 13th century a usually flowering branch or shoot, a decorative flat arrangement of flowers and foliage (as on a coffin), something (as a jeweled pin) resembling a ~, II. noun Etymology: obsolete English ~ to sprinkle, from Middle Dutch ~en Date: 1621 water flying in small drops or particles blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall, 2. a jet of vapor or finely divided liquid , a device (as an atomizer or ~er) by which a ~ is dispersed or applied, c. an application of a ~ or by ~ing, a substance (as paint) so applied, III. verb Date: 1527 transitive verb to project ~ or something resembling ~ on or into , to disperse or apply as a ~ , intransitive verb to break up into ~, to disperse or apply a ~, to emit a stream or ~ of urine , ~er noun

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