spray

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spray(
sprey
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to apply pulverized liquid)
a. rociar
To keep tropical plants healthy, you need to spray them daily with plenty of water.Para mantener saludables las plantas tropicales, tienes que rociarlas a diario con abundante agua.
b. aplicar con atomizador
It is better to spray the paint on the doors than to paint them with a brush.Es mejor aplicar con atomizador la pintura en las puertas que pintarlas con brocha.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to sprinkle)
a. rociar
You didn't close the shower curtain and the water sprayed everywhere!¡No cerraste la cortina de la ducha y el agua roció por todas partes!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (pulverized liquid)
a. el rocío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Don't forget to buy the bug spray before we go on the safari tomorrow.No te olvides comprar el rocío de insecticida antes de que vayamos de safari mañana.
b. el espray
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Scientist have found connections between the use of agricultural chemical sprays and birth defects.Los científicos han encontrado conexiones entre el uso de esprays químicos agrícolas y defectos de nacimiento.
c. el aerosol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I use a nasal spray to help manage my seasonal allergies.Uso un aerosol nasal para ayudarme a manejar mis alergias estacionales.
d. la espuma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(from the sea)
The spray from the ocean was refreshing on such a hot day.La espuma del océano era refrescante en un día de mucho calor.
e. la rociada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This type of deodorant is only sold as a spray.Este tipo de desodorante solo se vende de rociada.
4. (act of spraying)
a. la rociada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
These plants need a good foliar spray once a week.Estas plantas necesitan una buena rociada del follaje una vez a la semana.
5. (device)
a. el atomizador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My perfume spray is almost empty.Mi atomizador de perfume está casi vacío.
b. el espray
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I need a new spray to apply the bathroom disinfectant.Necesito un nuevo espray para aplicar el desinfectante del baño.
c. el aerosol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The bug spray is clogged; I can't get it to work.El aerosol antinsectos está tapado; no puedo aplicarlo.
d. el rociador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
To clean your wound, you will need to use a spray with peroxide.Para limpiar la herida, debes utilizar un rociador con agua oxigenada.
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spray
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (liquid)
a. la rociada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (from sea)
a. el rocío del mar, roción
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (act of spraying)
a. la rociada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to give something a sprayrociar algo
4. (device)
a. el aerosol m, spray
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
5. (for perfume)
a. el atomizador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
spray canaerosol, spray
spray gunpistola f (pulverizadora)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (liquid, room, crops)
a. rociar
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spray [spreɪ]
noun
1 (liquid) rociada (f); [of sea] espuma (f); pulverización (f)
The fountain threw up clouds of spray (from atomizer, aerosol) a spray of bullets
2 (aerosol, atomizer) atomizador (m); spray (m); (Med) rociador (m)
paint spray pistola (f) (rociadora) de pintura; to paint with a spray pintar con pistola
transitive verb
[+water etc] rociar
she sprayed perfume on my hand me roció perfume en la mano; to spray sth/sb with water/bullets rociar algo/a algn de agua/balas; to spray the roses with insecticide rociar las rosas de insecticida; to spray paint on to a car pintar un coche con una pistola rociadora; there was graffiti sprayed on the wall había pintadas de spray en la pared
it sprayed everywhere it sprayed all over the carpet champagne sprayed out of the bottle to spray against insects
modifier
spray can (n) espray (m); pulverizador (m)
spray gun (n) pistola (f) rociadora; pulverizador (m)
spray paint (n) pintura (f) spray
spray [spreɪ]
noun
(Bot) ramita (f); ramo (m)
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