spray gun
noun Date: 1920 an apparatus resembling a gun for applying a substance (as paint or insecticide) in the form of a spray

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  • spray gun — spray guns also spray gun N COUNT A spray gun is a piece of equipment which you use to spray paint under pressure onto a surface …   English dictionary

  • Spray gun — (spr[=a] g[u^]n ), n. a container for liquid, fitted with a conduit that can be supplied with compressed air, desiged to allowing the contents to be sprayed as an aerosol. Such devices are used to spray paints and various other liquids. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spray gun — ► NOUN ▪ a device resembling a gun which is used to spray a liquid such as paint under pressure …   English terms dictionary

  • spray gun — n a piece of equipment that you hold in your hand and use to spray liquid in very small drops …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spray gun — ☆ spray gun n. a device that shoots out a spray of liquid, as paint or insecticide, by air pressure from a compressor …   English World dictionary

  • spray gun — spray ,gun noun count a piece of equipment that uses pressure to shoot out a stream of liquid and is operated like a gun …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spray gun — spray′ gun n. a container from which paint or other liquid is sprayed through a nozzle by air pressure from a pump …   From formal English to slang

  • spray gun — noun an applicator resembling a gun for applying liquid substances (as paint) in the form of a spray • Hypernyms: ↑applicator, ↑applier * * * noun 1. : an apparatus resembling a gun for applying substances (as paints or insecticides) in the form… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spray gun — An apparatus shaped like a pistol which delivers an atomized mist of liquid. See airless spray gun compressed air spray gun gravity feed spray gun pressure feed spray gun suction feed spray gun …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • spray gun — /ˈspreɪ gʌn/ (say spray gun) noun 1. a device for forcing paint, etc., through a small nozzle so that it issues in a fine, even spray. 2. Also, aerosol spray gun. a spray gun which uses an aerosol process to convert the liquid into a fine mist …   Australian English dictionary

  • spray gun — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms spray gun : singular spray gun plural spray guns a piece of equipment that uses pressure to force out a stream of liquid and is operated like a gun …   English dictionary

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