Meaning of SPRAY in English



Function: noun

Etymology: obsolete English spray to sprinkle, from Middle Dutch sprayen

Date: 1621

1 : water flying in small drops or particles blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall

2 a : a jet of vapor or finely divided liquid <disinfectant spray s > b : a device (as an atomizer or sprayer) by which a spray is dispersed or applied c (1) : an application of a spray or by spraying (2) : a substance (as paint) so applied

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.