• WordNet 3.6
    • n sprayer a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    • n sprayer a worker who applies spray to a surface
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sprayer sprā"ẽr One that sprays; any instrument for vaporizing and spraying liquids.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sprayer One who or that which discharges spray; specifically, one of a large class of machines for applying liquid insecticides or fungicides to plants, consisting of a pneumatic or hydraulic force-pump and a suitable reservoir and discharge-nozle or spray-tip.
    • n sprayer A device or apparatus for making into a fine mist or spray the particles of liquid fuel which are to forma hydrocarbon vapor to be burned in internal-combustion motors.
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In literature:

A blanket curtain, moistened with water or sprayer solution, will greatly assist in keeping the gas out.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
Now, if all these flaxseed rags and this stramonium sprayer and pan could be cleared out!
"David Lockwin--The People's Idol" by John McGovern
Power sprayers cost from $150 to $300 or more.
"Studies of Trees" by Jacob Joshua Levison
There were Vermorel Sprayers here and there in the trench, which were entrusted to the care of the sanitary men.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
Donald brought a nice antiseptic smelling mixture, and we put it on her with the rose sprayer.
"The Smiling Hill-Top" by Julia M. Sloane
Mr. Stakman: Yes, but it isn't necessary to get an expensive power sprayer to keep up that pressure.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
For the town sprayer is a vain thing.
"The Hills of Hingham" by Dallas Lore Sharp
The water is turned on in the evening and comes out of the sprayer in a fine mist and falls upon the plants like a gentle rain.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
After a few minutes, Mantelish came puffing in with sprayers and cans of solvent.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
MEMBER: He uses a speed sprayer, doesn't he?
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
But it all came so much in a lump that I just had to turn on the sprayer.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
We have always used a knapsack sprayer equipped with a mist nozzle for our trees but this is inadequate as the trees grow taller.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
This should be diluted with water, as directed on the cans or bottles in which it is put up, and applied to all parts of the bush with a sprayer.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
For larger fields it will be necessary to employ a barrel sprayer.
"Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato" by William Warner Tracy
There was only one sprayer and that Sonia Danidoff held in her hand.
"Messengers of Evil" by Pierre Souvestre
Apply by a syringe or sprayer.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
But say, she don't even turn on the sprayer.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
Early in 1907 I secured a compressed air sprayer, for I had come to the conclusion that spraying would be lots better than sprinkling.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
The early application can probably best be made with a knapsack sprayer, and later ones by any good pump sprayer.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Champignon de pulverisation Sprayer.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas

In news:

Storing sprayers in a building gives you a chance to work on them any time during the off-season regardless of weather.
When storing trailer-type sprayers , put blocks under the frame or axle and reduce tire pressure during storage.
He has gone from one applicator to three 4830 John Deere sprayers in the last 10 years.
But because of weed resistance, each sprayer does fewer acres than in the past.
Weed resistance lowers custom application per sprayer .
The ProShot is sold exclusively through Sherwin-Williams and should not be confused with Graco's TrueCoat sprayers , which are aimed at the DIY market.
Keeping sprayers operational and efficient in the spring planting season is often a reflection of how they are maintained.
All Asphalt Sprayers Products From.
Choose a Sturdy Garden Sprayer.
A fire was set using a pump sprayer, but no one was injured.
Bestway Inc recently announced the introduction of the AutoGlide automatic sprayer boom height control system for Bestway Field PRO IV sprayers.
Qosmedix Orbital Sprayer and 12-ounce Bottle.
Department Stores Have Finally Realized That People Hate Getting Assaulted By Perfume Sprayers.
Sprayer drivers are seeing a new level of comfort in cabs this season.
A 1,200-gallon Willmar Eagle 8600 sprayer comes from Agco Corp.