spray (something) onto (someone or something)

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spray (something) onto (someone or something)

To shoot a stream of some mist or liquid onto someone or something. My parents kept spraying bug repellant onto us whenever we wanted to go out for a hike. It got so hot that we had to spray water onto the road to keep the asphalt from melting.
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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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HHHH H REDKEN FRIZZ DISMISS ANTI-STATIC OIL MIST PS25, feelunique.com THIS light serum can be sprayed onto wet or dry lengths.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Anti-Static Oil Mist, PS25 This light serum can be sprayed onto wet or dry lengths.
A fine granulate feed will be sprayed onto the substrate so prepared.
The product is suitable for permanent and temporary coatings sprayed onto ship panels prior to welding.
The process includes the street being swept, the liquid reclamite sprayed onto the pavement one lane at a time, and limestone screenings applied.
The diluted compound is then sprayed onto specially-manufactured granules.
Last year, obscene graffiti was sprayed onto the historic stonework and just last week a swan's nest was destroyed.
The latest work, sprayed onto the corner of a garage in Taibach, Port Talbot, was bought by Banksy expert John Brandler.
The system is remarkably simple, based on a three-layered material that can be applied or even sprayed onto the surfaces to be treated.
If you can't wait, a systemic weedkiller sprayed onto the leaves will kill it quickly.
Wayne's face drops and Ashley grips him after they are told "ten whole layers of lovely golden glow" will be sprayed onto their entire bodies.
He said that checking of Congo virus was being ensured at all entry points of the district including Sillanwali road, Faisdalabad road, Sial Morh, Bhalwal road and animals were being sprayed onto vehicles and stickers were also being issued there.
has patented a perfume comprised of water, alcohol, oil and a scent imparting constituent; one or more surfactants effective for solubilizing the oil in the water and alcohol; particles dispersed uniformly throughout the perfume that impart one or more visual effects to the perfume viewable when the perfume is in a transparent vessel and a stabilizing agent comprising ammonium acryloyl dimethyltaurate/ carboxyethyl acrylate crosspolymer; in a concentration effective for stabilizing rheology, viscosity, and particle suspension and imparting a capacity to make a misting spray pattern when the perfume is sprayed through a sprayer, wherein the one or more visual effects is not viewable when sprayed onto a surface.
In chip sealing, hot liquid asphalt is sprayed onto the road surface.
A disposable article that has: a hydrophobic nonwoven or film topsheet; an absorbent core; and a secondary topsheet that a) is positioned between the absorbent core and the topsheet, b) has a basis weight of 40-80 grams per square meter of surface area, and c) contains a mixture of cellulose, bi-component fiber, and between 0.30 and 1.5 grams per square meter of fibrous superabsorbent material air-laid onto a non-woven carrier; wherein the secondary topsheet further comprises a latex coating sprayed onto both sides of the secondary topsheet.