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Spray vs. Aerosol

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Spraynoun

A fine, gentle, dispersed mist of liquid.

‘The sailor could feel the spray from the waves.’;

Aerosolnoun

A mixture of fine solid particles or liquid droplets suspended in a gaseous medium.

‘Examples of common aerosols are mist, fog, and smoke. (JCS Pub. 1-02).’;

Spraynoun

A pressurized container; an atomizer.

Aerosolnoun

An aerosol can.

Spraynoun

Any of numerous commercial products, including paints, cosmetics, and insecticides, that are dispensed from containers in this manner.

Aerosolnoun

The payload (e.g. insecticide, paint, oil, cosmetics) and propellant contained by an aerosol can.

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Spraynoun

(medicine) A jet of fine medicated vapour, used either as an application to a diseased part or to charge the air of a room with a disinfectant or a deodorizer.

Aerosolnoun

(physics) A colloidal system in which the dispersed phase is composed of either solid or liquid particles and in which the dispersal medium is some gas, usually air.

Spraynoun

(metalworking) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal to all parts of the mold.

Aerosolverb

(transitive) To spray with an aerosol.

Spraynoun

(metalworking) A group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches.

Aerosolnoun

a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

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Spraynoun

(countable) A small branch of flowers or berries.

‘The bridesmaid carried a spray of lily-of-the-valley.’;

Aerosolnoun

a dispenser that forces a liquid out as a fine spray when a button is pressed

Spraynoun

(countable) A collective body of small branches.

‘The tree has a beautiful spray.’;

Aerosol

An aerosol is a suspension of fine solid particles or liquid droplets in air or another gas. Aerosols can be natural or anthropogenic.

Spraynoun

(uncountable) Branches and twigs collectively; foliage.

Spraynoun

An orchard.

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Spraynoun

(countable) An ornament or design that resembles a branch.

Sprayverb

(transitive) To project a liquid in a dispersive manner toward something.

‘The firemen sprayed the house.’; ‘Using a water cannon, the national guard sprayed the protesters.’;

Sprayverb

(ergative) To project in a dispersive manner.

‘Spray some ointment on that scratch.’; ‘The water sprayed out of the hose.’;

Sprayverb

To project many small items dispersively.

Sprayverb

To urinate in order to mark territory.

Sprayverb

To allocate blocks of memory from (a heap, etc.), and fill them with the same byte sequence, hoping to establish that sequence in a certain predetermined location as part of an exploit.

‘to spray the heap of a target process’;

Spraynoun

A small shoot or branch; a twig.

‘The painted birds, companions of the spring,Hopping from spray to spray, were heard to sing.’;

Spraynoun

A collective body of small branches, or cut flowers with long stems; as, the tree has a beautiful spray; many sprays were sent in condolence to teh funeral home.

‘And from the trees did lop the needless spray.’;

Spraynoun

A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold.

Spraynoun

Water flying in small drops or particles, as by the force of wind, or the dashing of waves, or from a waterfall, and the like.

Spraynoun

A jet of fine medicated vapor, used either as an application to a diseased part or to charge the air of a room with a disinfectant or a deodorizer.

Sprayverb

To let fall in the form of spray.

Sprayverb

To throw spray upon; to treat with a liquid in the form of spray; as, to spray a wound, or a surgical instrument, with carbolic acid.

Spraynoun

a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying

Spraynoun

a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine spray

Spraynoun

a quantity of small objects flying through the air;

‘a spray of bullets’;

Spraynoun

flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage

Spraynoun

water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall

Spraynoun

a jet of vapor

Sprayverb

be discharged in sprays of liquid;

‘Water sprayed all over the floor’;

Sprayverb

scatter in a mass or jet of droplets;

‘spray water on someone’; ‘spray paint on the wall’;

Sprayverb

cover by spraying with a liquid;

‘spray the wall with paint’;

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