spray gun

noun

Definition of spray gun 

: an apparatus resembling a gun for applying a substance (such as paint or insecticide) in the form of a spray

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The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying it onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Washington Post, "Cases against pork giant continue after big penalty slashed," 27 May 2018 The entire set was built using only a circular saw, drill press, and a spray gun (as well as sandpaper, wood glue, and some other odds and ends). Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make a Simple Yet Sophisticated Chess Set," 27 July 2016 The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying the effluent onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Fox News, "Hog farm's neighbors awarded $50M after suing over smells, spraying," 3 June 2018 The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying the effluent onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Fox News, "Hog farm's neighbors awarded $50M after suing over smells, spraying," 3 June 2018 The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying the effluent onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Fox News, "Hog farm's neighbors awarded $50M after suing over smells, spraying," 3 June 2018 The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying the effluent onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Fox News, "Hog farm's neighbors awarded $50M after suing over smells, spraying," 3 June 2018 The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying the effluent onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Fox News, "Hog farm's neighbors awarded $50M after suing over smells, spraying," 3 June 2018 The practice involves housing thousands of hogs together, flushing their waste into holding pits, allowing bacteria to break down the material, then spraying the effluent onto fields with agricultural spray guns. Fox News, "Hog farm's neighbors awarded $50M after suing over smells, spraying," 3 June 2018

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First Known Use of spray gun

1920, in the meaning defined above

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