Spray

Definition of Spray

Pronunciation: sprā
n.1.A small shoot or branch; a twig.
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 side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold.
Spray drain
(Agric.) a drain made by laying under earth the sprays or small branches of trees, which keep passages open.
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 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.
Spray condenser
(Steam Engine) an injection condenser in which the steam is condensed by a spray of water which mingles with it.
v. t.1.To let fall in the form of spray.
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.

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