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spray gun

Syllabification: spray gun

Definition of spray gun in English:

noun

A device resembling a gun that is used to spray a liquid such as paint or pesticide under pressure.
Example sentences
  • As an old meatworker, I think I could do a better job than that, with a bit of masking paint and a spray gun.
  • The detail of one drop station is displayed showing a manual spray gun with connecting fittings and hoses, fluid control, mini-filter, fluid quick disconnect and stem.
  • The white background functioned like a witty surrogate for the gallery wall, and the brush reintroduced the intimacy of human touch that had been obliterated by the mechanized spray gun.

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