1 a worker who applies spray to a surface
2 a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine spray [syn: atomizer, atomiser, spray]
- Rhymes: -eɪə(r)
- Portuguese: pulverizador
In agriculture, a sprayer is a piece of equipment that applies herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to agricultural crops. Sprayers range in size from man-portable units (typically backpacks with spray guns) to self-propelled units similar to tractors, with boom mounts of 60-151 feet in length.
- Hand compression
sprayer in German: Spritze (Gerät)
sprayer in Dutch: Landbouwspuit