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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crop-dusting, sprayingnoun

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

  2. spray, sprayingnoun

    a quantity of small objects flying through the air

    "a spray of bullets"

  3. sprayingnoun

    the application of a liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer


  1. sprayingnoun

    The act by which something is sprayed.

    The parched lawn needed several sprayings before the grass looked green again.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spraying in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spraying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of spraying in a Sentence

  1. Hugo Castro:

    If you go to the canal you see a bunch of homemade floatation devices. It's such a violent gamble, and people are consistently willing to do it. a tanker truck pulled up that evening and started spraying water on the road.

  2. Ken Olson:

    The worst dioxin-contaminated site in Vietnam is Bien Hoa airbase, which is 30 miles north of Ho Chi Minh City, after President Nixon ordered the U.S. military to stop spraying Agent Orange in 1970, this is the site where all the Agent Orange barrels remaining in Vietnam were collected. The barrels were processed and shipped to Johnston Island in the Pacific Ocean, where they were incinerated at sea in 1977.

  3. Andrew Coté:

    Beehives in New York City are healthier I would say then the beehives in the Midwest. There is little to no spraying( of pesticides) on top of buildings, no chemicals interfering with their ins and outs.

  4. Neel Kashkari:

    It’s very hard to design a government program for the whole U.S. economy that is effectively targeted that doesn’t leave lots of people out, the checks are like spraying water against the fire: sometimes you just need water.

  5. Jeneiv Shah:

    The fact that a tractor and row-crop oriented company such as John Deere did this means it won't be long before corn or soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest will start using precision spraying.

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    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    • A. unsealed
    • B. epidemic
    • C. articulate
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