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spray someone or something with something

to coat someone or something with a mist or stream of liquid. The elephant sprayed us with water. I sprayed the fence with white paint. He sprayed himself with some of the cologne.
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spray something onto someone or something

 and spray something on
to direct a mist or stream of a liquid onto someone or something. Danny sprayed cold water onto the boys and cooled them off. Dan sprayed on some cold water. I sprayed the paint on and it dried almost immediately.
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Expanding our manufacturing space earlier in 2015 has allowed us to increase production of our Kings Sprayers product line" said Al Reale, General Manager of Sprayer Depot.
Use a dripless quick disconnect on the pressure line between the knapsack sprayer and the trailing boom for convenient separation of the worker from the boom to facilitate rest breaks and refilling operations.
The Weedol Power Sprayer uses four replaceable AA batteries (supplied) that sit in the handle.
Using the PreGro Sprayer to administer neonicotinoid-free solutions is one way environmentally conscious consumers can respond to the honeybee crisis while still keeping their gardens healthy.
Good paint sprayers need to be able to pay close attention to detail, sometimes for long periods of time.
A series of spraying tests were carried out to check the performance of the sprayer prototype.
AGCO had been focused on the commercial sprayer market segment with all outstanding lineup of RoGators," comments Sharitz.
Caption: Ultimate Concrete Form Sprayer (left) and Excel 130 Concrete Form Sprayer.
Top-quality airless sprayers can pump out thicker latex paints without thinning.
Crop spraying equipment used on farm assured holdings is currently tested annually through the National Sprayer Testing Scheme but this regular testing will now become mandatory.
This sprayer adjusts the amount of pesticides used, depending on the foliage volume of the trees.
Unique, ergonomically-designed pull-along sprayer can replace your garden hose, heavy watering can or normal design sprayer - ideal for general watering, spraying water soluble fertiliser, weed killer, pesticides or even wood preserver.
Alpha Packaging has reduced the minimum orders for three sizes of Tremont Sprayers made in the company's Cleveland, OH manufacturing facility, making it easier for customers to buy the most popular styles of PET sprayer bottles.
To make it easier than ever for customers to buy its most popular styles of PET sprayer bottles.
Top Tip: If you have a large area to paint I'd recommend using a power paint sprayer - this will save time and money.