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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spray /ˈspre/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 spray /ˈspre/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spray, n.
 1. 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.
 2. Med. (a) 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. (b) An instrument for applying such a spray; an atomizer.
 Spray condenser Steam Engine, an injection condenser in which the steam is condensed by a spray of water which mingles with it.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spray n.
 1. A small shoot or branch; a twig.
 Syn: -- sprig.
 The painted birds, companions of the spring,
 Hopping from spray to spray, were heard to sing.   --Dryden.
 2. 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.   --Spenser.
 3. Founding (a) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold. (b) A group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches.
 Spray drain Agric., a drain made by laying under earth the sprays or small branches of trees, which keep passages open.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spray, v. t.
 1. To let fall in the form of spray. [Poetic]
 2. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
      2: a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a
         fine spray [syn: atomizer, atomiser, sprayer]
      3: a quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray
         of bullets" [syn: spraying]
      4: flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot
         bearing flowers and foliage
      5: water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or
         thrown up by a waterfall
      6: a jet of vapor
      v 1: be discharged in sprays of liquid; "Water sprayed all over
           the floor"
      2: scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on
         someone"; "spray paint on the wall"
      3: cover by spraying with a liquid; "spray the wall with paint"