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spray 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/sprā/,
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sprays, plural;
  1. Apply (liquid) to someone or something in the form of a shower of tiny drops
    • - the product can be sprayed on to wet or dry hair
  2. Sprinkle or cover (someone or something) with a shower of tiny drops of liquid
    • - she sprayed herself with perfume
  3. (of liquid) Be driven through the air or forced out of something in such a form
    • - water sprayed into the air
  4. Treat (a plant) with insecticide or herbicide in such a way
    • - avoid spraying your plants with pesticides
  5. Scatter (something) somewhere with great force
    • - the truck shuddered to a halt, spraying gravel from under its wheels
  6. Fire a rapid succession of bullets at
    • - enemy gunners sprayed the decks of the warships
  7. (of a male cat) Direct a stream of urine over (an object or area) to mark a territory

  8. (in a sporting context) Kick, hit, or throw (the ball) in an unpredictable or inaccurate direction
    • - he began his round by spraying his fairway shots
Noun
  1. A stem or small branch of a tree or plant, bearing flowers and foliage
    • - a spray of honeysuckle
  2. A bunch of cut flowers arranged in an attractive way

  3. A brooch in the form of a bouquet of flowers


  1. a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  2. be discharged in sprays of liquid; "Water sprayed all over the floor"
  3. a quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray of bullets"
  4. scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall"
  5. cover by spraying with a liquid; "spray the wall with paint"
  6. flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage
  7. Spray is a 21st century synthpop duo from England, consisting of Jenny McLaren and Ricardo Autobahn. ...
  8. In differential geometry, a spray is a vector field H on the tangent bundle TM that encodes a quasilinear second order system of ordinary differential equations on the base manifold M. ...
  9. The S.V. Spray was a oyster sloop rebuilt by Joshua Slocum and used by him to sail single-handed around the world, the first voyage of its kind. ...
  10. Flare sprays are a type of eruption associated with solar flares. They involve faster ejections of material than eruptive prominences , and reach velocities of 500 to 1200 kilometers per second.
  11. SPRay is a Wii video game developed by Eko System and published by Tecmo.
  12. (Spraying (animal behavior)) In ethology the term territory refers to any sociographical area that an animal of a particular species consistently defends against conspecifics (and, occasionally, animals of other species). Animals that defend territories in this way are referred to as territorial.
  13. A fine, gentle, disperse mist of liquid; A small branch of flowers or berries; To project a liquid in a disperse manner
  14. (SPRAYING) A method of application in which the coating material is broken up into a fine mist that is directed onto the surface to be coated.
  15. (SPRAYING) Application of liquid slip, engobe, glaze, or stain, using mechanized spray equipment.  Gives smooth glaze coating, but with less glaze-pooling in recesses.
  16. (Spraying) In viticulture refers to the aerial application of vineyard inputs.
  17. Paint is atomized in a spray gun and the stream of atomized paint is directed at the part to be painted. Atomization may be high pressure air, by high pressure stream, by high fluid pressure, or by electrical means in an electrostatic process.
  18. An ensemble of water droplets torn by the wind from the surface of an extensive body of water and carried a short distance into the air.
  19. Luminous material ejected from a solar flare with sufficient velocity to escape the Sun (675 km/s). Sprays are usually seen in H alpha with complex and rapidly changing form. There is little evidence that sprays are focused by magnetic fields. Compare surge.
  20. spray: The behavior, commonly seen in the tom cat, of urinating everywhere (typically on the walls, floor, etc) to establish territory.
  21. Sublymonal Ice (The cool refreshing taste of Lymon is exquisitely captured in this hand-sculpted piece. We recommmend viewing in a cool, refreshing location.)
  22. An aerosol of relatively large liquid droplets produced by the mechanical disruption of bulk liquid material, with sizes upwards of a few micrometers.3
  23. Fine particles of electrolyte carried up from the surface by gas bubbles. (See Gassing.)
  24. Small spray nozzle separate from the kitchen faucet, connected to a pullout hose for full flexibility and function when spraying dishes or cleaning the inside of the kitchen sink. Also known as a rinse. (See Kitchen Sink)
  25. Refers to the spray thrown up by a powerful manouvre. This is one of the criteria for a good move