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s pray

  • n  a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • n  a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    a spray of bullets
  • n  flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage
  • n  a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
  • n  water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall
  • n  a jet of vapor
  • v  be discharged in sprays of liquid
    Water sprayed all over the floor
  • v  scatter in a mass or jet of droplets
    spray water on someone
    spray paint on the wall
  • v  cover by spraying with a liquid
    spray the wall with paint

  • Thirty-five percent of guys 11 to 24 now wear body spray, according to Unilever.
  • A shot of bacon can make scrambled eggs seem like a full breakfast feast, while root-beer-float or marshmallow spray may make you crave rice cakes.
  • Edison had his lightbulb, Ford had his Model T, and Jan Vinzenz Krause has his spray-on condom.
News & Articles

  • City to spray for mosquitoes this week
    The city of Williston is continuing to spray and exterminate mosquitoes this week. The only things that stand in the way are the wind and rain.
    June 18, 2013 - Williston Herald
  • Powell man uses spray to protect dog from grizzly
    An unexpected encounter with a grizzly on the North Fork ended without injury for a Powell man and his dog, thanks to the use of bear spray. “That bear was just about ready to charge my dog when I shot that bear spray,” said Mike Musso. “I tell you, that stuff works.” Musso, his wife, Lisa, and sons, Garrett, 15, and Wade, 13, were camped at Newton Creek Campground Thursday, June 6, when the ...
    June 18, 2013 - Powell Tribune
  • Vulgar words spray-painted on cars and windows broken in rash of vandalism
    Vandals in Ypsilanti Township spray-painted numerous cars and broke out windows at several businesses over the past couple of days, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to Michael Drive, Scott Court and High Ridge Drive...
    June 17, 2013 - MLive.com

  • Fernando Alonso in WhoWon.com
    Fernando Alonso described the race: "A difficult race in difficult conditions. After my pit stop I came out into traffic and was fighting for positions in the field. It was very difficult to see anything because of the spray especially when you were...
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Washington Post
    That was the best 5:20 am wake-up call I have ever had,Louis-Dreyfus said after the early morning Globe announcement. "Now all I need is the gown, a spray tan and some Botox and I'll be gold."
  • Dita Von Teese in Metro
    Dita said: "For Halloween I'm going to look like a normal girl, put some bronzer on, some spray tan on and wear some jeans. People will ask me where my costume is. I would never do this in normal life, that's why I'll do it at Halloween, it's a bit...

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