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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.


  1. spraying

    Spraying refers to the act or process of dispensing a substance, usually liquid or gas, in small droplets or particles, typically propelled under pressure from a container or device. This action can be used for various applications such as applying paint, dispensing pesticides, delivering medication, or distributing perfume. The substance being sprayed can be dispersed over a wide area or directed at a specific target.

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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. Creator Brent Christensen:

    I started with a bunch of ice blocks, and spraying water, and pasting snow.

  2. Emory University:

    If you're releasing mosquitoes for doing control and on top of that you have to do mosquito spraying, then in a way you're killing your investment, you're releasing mosquitoes that cost money but at the same time you cannot stop helping people. So how this integration of genetically modified mosquitoes works in the context of ongoing control activity, I think it's still an open question.

  3. Idrissa Diallo:

    These masked people were spraying the classrooms without telling the school administration what the chemical was they were spraying and without saying why they were masked, so we won't be sending our children to school for the moment.

  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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