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English noun: spraying

1. spraying (act) the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft)


Synonymscrop-dusting


Broader (hypernym)diffusion, dispersal, dispersion, dissemination


Domain categoryaircraft

2. spraying (quantity) a quantity of small objects flying through the air


SamplesA spray of bullets.


Synonymsspray


Broader (hypernym)small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

3. spraying (act) the application of a liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer


Broader (hypernym)application, coating, covering


Narrower (hyponym)spray painting









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