a device consisting of a container from which paint or other liquid is sprayed through a nozzle by air pressure from a pump.
- Also called squirt gun.
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How to use spray gun in a sentence
Pressure washer accessories like turbo nozzles, trigger spray guns, lances, and detergent injectors are a few of the easy-to-install attachments that can increase the effectiveness of your machine.The best pressure washer for cleaning away mud, oil, paint and more | Jeremy Helligar | March 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
They formed a semicircle, doing their best to defend themselves against jabs with flagpoles and shots from bear spray canisters and pepper spray guns.“I Don’t Trust the People Above Me”: Riot Squad Cops Open Up About Disastrous Response to Capitol Insurrection | by Joaquin Sapien and Joshua Kaplan | February 12, 2021 | ProPublica
He checked the spray gun to determine how much had been used.Tangle Hold | F. L. Wallace
Without orders he had the spray gun ready for action, on point and aimed at the bobbing machine heading toward them.Star Born | Andre Norton
Carrying the wrapper and the spray-gun to an outside fireplace, he snapped his lighter to them and tossed them in.Police Operation | H. Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for spray gun
a device that sprays a fluid in a finely divided form by atomizing the fluid in an air jet
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