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1 spray /ˈspreɪ/ noun
plural sprays
1 spray
/ˈspreɪ/
noun
plural sprays
Learner's definition of SPRAY
[count] : liquid that is forced out of a container in a stream of very small drops
: a liquid substance that is used or applied by being forced out of a container in a stream of very small drops
[count]
[noncount]
see also pepper spray
[count] : the act of putting a liquid on something in a stream of small drops : the act of spraying something
[noncount] : very small drops of water moving through the air
[count] : a stream of liquid in the form of very small drops often + of
sometimes used figuratively
compare 3spray
2 spray /ˈspreɪ/ verb
sprays; sprayed; spraying
2 spray
/ˈspreɪ/
verb
sprays; sprayed; spraying
Learner's definition of SPRAY
[+ object]
: to put a stream of small drops of liquid on (someone or something)
: to put (something) on a surface or into the air using a special container that produces a stream of small drops of liquid
[no object] : to flow out in a stream of very small drops
[+ object] : to shoot many bullets at someone or something
[no object] of a cat : to wet something (such as a bush) with urine
[+ object] of a skunk : to wet (an animal or person) with a liquid that has a very bad smell
3 spray /ˈspreɪ/ noun
plural sprays
3 spray
/ˈspreɪ/
noun
plural sprays
Learner's definition of SPRAY
[count]
: a branch of a plant that usually has flowers and is used as a decoration often + of
: an attractive arrangement of flowers often + of
compare 1spray
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