spray gun


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spray gun an applicator resembling a gun for applying liquid substances (as paint) in the form of a spray
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In literature:

Columns of spray leapt into the air, the roar of the guns was deafening.
"The Kingdom of the Blind" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The spray of lead from the machine gun had become so galling that Captain Boyd decided to charge the position.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
The forts, wreathed in smoke, blazed shells among them; their machine guns spraying streams of bullets.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of 12)"
Raf fingered the button on his gun to "spray" as he had when he had faced the attack of the scavengers in the arena tunnels.
"Star Born" by Andre Norton
Carrying the wrapper and the spray-gun to an outside fireplace, he snapped his lighter to them and tossed them in.
"Police Operation" by H. Beam Piper
To spray the company below with a machine gun would have given him great satisfaction.
"Key Out of Time" by Andre Alice Norton
He loaded a bug gun with this and sprayed the ground around the hole into the other world.
"Cat and Mouse" by Ralph Williams
Tam swerved to the right and dipped to the attack, his machine-guns spraying his nearest opponent.
"Tam O' The Scoots" by Edgar Wallace
All day the fire of many guns sprayed us.
"The Escape of a Princess Pat" by George Pearson
It was bitterly cold, and the spray stung the skin like half-spent pellets from a gun.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
The machine-guns commenced to spray around them.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
It was bitterly cold, and the spray stung the skin like half-spent pellets from a gun.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
Hovering at a short distance above them, he sprayed the astonished troops with machine-gun fire until they scattered and fled.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
He shucked off the mask and laid aside the spray gun.
"Tangle Hold" by F. L. Wallace
It was the pistol known as the "burp gun," that sprayed slugs like a hose.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
Spraying pressure is thus forced thru gun and fluid hose and the material backed into the container.
"Advanced Toy Making for Schools" by David M. Mitchell
Above the dense smoke a flame shot high, with great columns of spray, as the guns suddenly ceased their thunder.
"The Great War in England in 1897" by William Le Queux
The gun-deck was afloat with spray lashed on board with each pitch of the ship, while the foam flew high up upon the mast.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
Rifle and machine-gun bullets were beginning to spray the ground anew.
"A Lively Bit of the Front" by Percy F. Westerman

In poetry:

As sinks that sun mortar and gun
Like living things leap grim and hot,
And far and wide across the tide
Spray-furrows show the flying shot.
"Arms And The Man - The Beleaguered Town" by James Barron Hope

In news:

An internal report shows use-of-force incidents involving guns, batons and pepper spray declined significantly from last year.
Over the weekend Mr Gurung easily made it through security at O'Hare Airport in Chicago with several knives, a stun gun and a can of pepper spray in his carry-on luggage.
MUSKOGEE — Two Muskogee police officers are under investigation after allegations that they used a stun gun and pepper spray on a woman handcuffed to a hospital bed.
Two Muskogee police officers are under investigation after allegations that they used a stun gun and pepper spray on a woman handcuffed to a hospital bed.
Dymax Corporation's SG-100 hand-held spray gun systems, available in both standard- and high-flow models, provide a solution for manually spraying materials for masking and coating applications.
Line striper with spray gun .
Has introduced an automatic spray gun designed to increase productivity and improve finish quality.
Line striper with spray gun.
Optimize a Spray Gun.
The continuously agitated bath keeps the particles suspended and uniform through the tank, hose and spray gun.
System ModelNumber Style Spray Gun Controller Powder Feed.
Each arm has a programmable spray gun that can be adjusted to virtually any angle.
A vibratory in-feed conveyor to even out the product before it is weighed and moved into the tumble drum to be seasoned , and a re-designed spray lance offering improved access to the guns for ease of maintenance.
Spray Gun Setup Fluid Tip.
Spray Gun Setup Spray Pattern.

In science:

We made no effort in controlling the environment and abrupt changes in the weather typically required a tedious re-tuning of the various parameters of the spraying gun. 205 RPCs (with the dimensions of 32 × 96 cm2 ) were produced in three parallel assembly lines.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011
One of the first proposed QGP “smoking guns ” was “jet quenching ” i.e. the dis appearance of the collimated spray of hadrons resulting from the fragmentation of a hard scattered parton due to its “absorption ” in the dense medium produced in the react ion.
Jet quenching: RHIC results and phenomenology