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spray
British English: /spreɪ/
American English: /spreɪ/

Translation of spray in French:

noun

  • 1
    uncountable
    (seawater) embruns mpl
    clouds of spray
    nuages (mpl) d'embruns
    (other liquid) nuages de (fines) gouttelettes
  • 2 (container)
    (for perfume) vaporisateur (m)
    (for antifreeze, deodorant, paint etc) bombe (f)
    (for inhalant, throat, nose) pulvérisateur (m)
    garden spray
    pulvérisateur de jardin
    before n (deodorant)
    en spray
    (polish, starch)
    en atomiseur

transitive verb

  • 1
    vaporiser (water, liquid)
    asperger (person) (with de)
    arroser (demonstrator, oilslick) (with de)
    to spray something onto something
    (onto fire) projeter quelque chose sur quelque chose (foam, water)
    (onto surface, flowers etc) vaporiser quelque chose sur quelque chose (paint, insecticide, water)
    to spray something over somebody/something
    asperger quelqu'un/quelque chose de quelque chose (champagne, water)
    to spray on perfume
    se parfumer
  • 2 [figurative]to spray somebody/something with
    arroser quelqu'un/quelque chose de (bullets)

intransitive verb

  • (more violently) jaillir
    to spray over/out of something
    gicler sur/de quelque chose

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