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Dictionary Definition

sprayer

Noun

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]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. an object used for spraying, e.g. a spray bottle

Translations

Extensive Definition

For other uses, see pesticide application, spray and spraying and spray bottle.
A sprayer is a device used to spray a liquid.
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.

Types

  1. Backpack/knapsack
  2. Foot
  3. Garden
  4. Hand compression
  5. Power
  6. Stirrup
sprayer in German: Spritze (Gerät)
sprayer in Dutch: Landbouwspuit
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