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spray

 
Noun spray has 6 senses
  1. spray - a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
    --1 is a kind of
    pesticide
  2. atomizer, atomiser, spray, sprayer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine spray
    --2 is a kind of dispenser
    --2 has particulars: airbrush
    Derived forms: verb spray2, verb spray1
  3. spray, spraying - a quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray of bullets"
    --3 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
  4. spray - flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage
    --4 is a kind of
    flower arrangement
  5. spray - water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall
    --5 is a kind of
    water vapor, water vapour
    --5 has particulars: sea spray; spindrift, spoondrift
    Derived forms: verb spray2, verb spray1
  6. spray - a jet of vapor
    --6 is a kind of
    jet, squirt, spurt, spirt
Verb spray has 3 senses
  1. spray - be discharged in sprays of liquid; "Water sprayed all over the floor"
    --1 is one way to
    scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse
    Derived forms: noun spray5, noun spray2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. spray - scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall"
    --2 is one way to
    scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse
    Derived forms: noun spray5, noun spray2, noun sprayer2, noun spraying2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. spray - cover by spraying with a liquid; "spray the wall with paint"
    --3 is one way to
    cover
    Derived forms: noun sprayer1, noun spraying3
    Sample sentence:
    They spray the bread with melted butter
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