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 Meanings and Examples of SPRAY
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spray
 n.  liquid that is blown or driven through the air in the form of tiny drops
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  Hanging lights made emerald caverns in the depths of foliage, and whitened the spray of a fountain falling among lilies.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
2  It was a short, cold Christmas; and as the short northern day merged into night, we found ourselves almost broad upon the wintry ocean, whose freezing spray cased us in ice, as in polished armor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
3  He struck out through the spray, and, for an instant, was dimly seen through that veil, wildly seeking to remove himself from the eye of Moby Dick.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4  In about three minutes' time, Queequeg's harpoon was flung; the stricken fish darted blinding spray in our faces, and then running away with us like light, steered straight for the heart of the herd.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  And I am about drenched with this spray.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 121. Midnight.—The Forecastle Bulwarks.
6  Rains and spray had damped it; sun and wind had warped it; all the elements had combined to rot a thing that hung so idly.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 125. The Log and Line.
7  But by her still halting course and winding, woeful way, you plainly saw that this ship that so wept with spray, still remained without comfort.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 128. The Pequod Meets The Rachel.
8  Once the youth saw a spray of light forms go in houndlike leaps toward the waving blue lines.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
9  In the middle of the court, a fountain threw high its silvery water, falling in a never-ceasing spray into a marble basin, fringed with a deep border of fragrant violets.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  It was a beautiful moonlight evening, and he sat watching the rising and falling spray of the fountain, and listening to its murmur.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  Far away, from among the Kentish woods there rose a thin spray of smoke.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  The torrent, swollen by the melting snow, plunges into a tremendous abyss, from which the spray rolls up like the smoke from a burning house.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13  The long sweep of green water roaring forever down, and the thick flickering curtain of spray hissing forever upward, turn a man giddy with their constant whirl and clamour.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
14  The blackish soil is kept forever soft by the incessant drift of spray, and a bird would leave its tread upon it.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
15  I lay upon my face and peered over with the spray spouting up all around me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
Example Sentence:
1  A cloud of fine spray came up from the waterfall.
2  If he put his finger over the nozzle he could produce a forceful spray.
3  I bought a spray to kill the weeds.
4  Never smoke or use spray paint near a naked flame.
5  Telescopes across the world, and in Earth orbit, will be watching the giant spray of debris thrown out by the impact.
6  The words in these introductory pages connected themselves with the succeeding vignettes, and gave significance to the rock standing up alone in a sea of billow and spray.
7  Atomization is conversion of bulk liquid into a spray or mist, often by passing the liquid through a nozzle.