from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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.

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  • noun paint sprayer, powered by compressed air or other gas, larger than an airbrush.

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  • noun an applicator resembling a gun for applying liquid substances (as paint) in the form of a spray


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