If a bear is hurtling towards you, aim and fire that the spray in its face.
He was arrested multiple times holding a can of spray paint with his hands and mouth “smeared with the stuff.”
From the outset, Wilkinson envisioned the spray as a riot-control agent.
Grab a broomstick, spray paint that gray, and attach it to the bouncy ball.
The producer tried mattress covers, and later, a spray, thinking she could ward them off herself.
I found it, however, very slippery with the spray which broke over it.
In the blast and the spray, Levi clasped her hands, and both of them wept.
Joy sparkles on every pebble; Art spreads its welcome arms through every spray of seaweed.
It springs up, and falls again in showers of spray, and comes with great leaps out of the cañon, in a way that I cannot describe.
The columns behind expanded suddenly into a spray of mounted men forming a continuous line for over sixty miles.
"sprinkle liquid in drops," 1520s, from Middle Dutch sprayen, from Proto-Germanic *spræwjanan (cf. German sprühen "to sparkle, drizzle," Spreu "chaff," literally "that which flies about"), from PIE root *sper- "to sow, scatter" (see sprout (v.)). The noun is attested from 1620s. Spray-painting is from 1902; spray-paint (v.) is from 1928.
"small branch," c.1300, possibly related to Old English spræc "shoot, twig" (see sprig).
A fine jet of liquid discharged from a pressurized container. v. sprayed, spray·ing, sprays
To disperse a liquid in a jet of droplets.