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 for spray
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spray \Spray\, n. [Probably from a Dutch or Low German form akin
     to E. spread. See Spread, v. t.]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
            [1913 Webster]
     Spray condenser (Steam Engine), an injection condenser in
        which the steam is condensed by a spray of water which
        mingles with it.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spray \Spray\ (spr[=a]), n. [Cf. Dan. sprag. See Sprig.]
     1. A small shoot or branch; a twig. --Chaucer.
     Syn: sprig.
          [1913 Webster]
                The painted birds, companions of the spring,
                Hopping from spray to spray, were heard to sing.
          [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
              And from the trees did lop the needless spray.
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     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. --Knight.
            [1913 Webster]
     Spray drain (Agric.), a drain made by laying under earth
        the sprays or small branches of trees, which keep passages
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spray \Spray\, v. t.
     1. To let fall in the form of spray. [Poetic] --M. Arnold.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for
      2: a quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray
         of bullets" [syn: spray, spraying]
      3: flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot
         bearing flowers and foliage
      4: a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine
         mist [syn: atomizer, atomiser, spray, sprayer,
         nebulizer, nebuliser]
      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"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  247 Moby Thesaurus words for "spray":
     aerate, aerify, aerosol, antiaircraft barrage, appendage, arm,
     asperge, aspergil, aspergillum, atomize, atomizer, barrage, bedew,
     bespatter, besprinkle, bine, bough, boughpot, bouquet, boutonniere,
     bowshot, box barrage, branch, branchedness, branchiness, breakers,
     broadside, bullet, burgeon, burst, buttonhole, cannon, cannonade,
     cannonry, carbonate, censer, chaplet, chlorinate, clyster, collar,
     concentrate sprayer, corsage, creeping barrage, dabble, damp,
     dampen, dash, deadwood, detonation, dew, diffuse, discharge,
     disperse, distill, douche, drizzle, drumfire, ejection,
     emergency barrage, emit, enema, enfilade, etherify, etherize,
     evaporate, evaporator, exhale, festoon, flagellum,
     flower arrangement, fluidize, flush, foam, font, fork, fount,
     fountain, fountain syringe, fractionate, frond, froth, fume,
     fumigate, fumigator, fusillade, garland, gasify, geyser, give off,
     gun, gunfire, gunshot, gush, hand, head, hose, hose down, humect,
     humectate, humidify, hydrogenate, imp, incense burner, incensory,
     irrigate, jet, joint, lather, leg, lei, limb, link, lobe, lobule,
     member, meringue, mist, mist concentrate sprayer, moisten,
     mortar barrage, mousse, needle bath, normal barrage, nosegay,
     nozzle, odorator, odorizer, offscum, offshoot, organ, oxygenate,
     paddle, parfumoir, perfume, perfumer, pinion, plash, play,
     pomander, posy, potpourri, potshot, pouncet-box, puff,
     purse atomizer, ramage, ramification, reek, retort, runner, rush,
     sachet, salvo, sarment, scatter, scent bag, scent ball,
     scent bottle, scent box, scenter, scion, scud, scum, sea foam,
     send out, shoot, shot, shower, shower bath, shower head, slip,
     slobber, slop, slosh, smelling bottle, smoke, soapsuds, souffle,
     sparge, sparger, spatter, spear, spew, spindrift, spit, splash,
     splatter, sponge, spoondrift, spout, spouter, spray can, sprayer,
     spread, sprig, sprinkle, sprinkler, sprinkler head, sprinkling,
     sprinkling system, sprit, spritz, sprout, spume, spur, spurt,
     spurtle, squirt, standing barrage, steam, still, stinging, stolon,
     stoneshot, sublimate, sublime, sucker, suds, surf, surge, swash,
     switch, syringe, tail, tattoo, tendril, thallus, thurible, twig,
     vaporize, vaporizer, vinaigrette, volatilize, volley, vomit,
     vomit forth, vomit out, water, watercart, watering can,
     watering pot, well, wet, wet down, white water, wing, wreath

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A Unix command that sends packets to a host
     and reports performance statistics.  The number of packets,
     delay between packets and packet length can all be specified.
     The spray command uses the Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
     protocol to send a one-way stream of packets to the sprayd
     daemon on the given host.  With the "-i" option, spray uses
     the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) instead of RPC.
     Normally these will be echoed automatically, creating a return
     Unix manual page: spray(1M).

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Spray, OR -- U.S. town in Oregon
     Population (2000):    140
     Housing Units (2000): 88
     Land area (2000):     0.226278 sq. miles (0.586058 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.226278 sq. miles (0.586058 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            69450
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             44.833179 N, 119.794449 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97874
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Spray, OR

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