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spray

1
1. fine particles of a liquid
2. 
a. a liquid, such as perfume, paint, etc., designed to be discharged from an aerosol or atomizer
b. the aerosol or atomizer itself

spray

2
Botany a single slender shoot, twig, or branch that bears buds, leaves, flowers, or berries, either growing on or detached from a plant

spray

[′sprā]
(astrophysics)
An explosive release of gas in all directions from the sun's chromosphere, with velocities as high as 930 miles (1500 kilometers) per second, which normally occurs in the first minutes of a flare.
(engineering)
A mechanically produced dispersion of liquid into a gas stream; as drops are large, the spray is unstable and the liquid will fall free of the gas stream when velocity decreases.

spray

(networking)
A Unix command that sends packets to a host and reports performance statistics. The number of packets, delay between packets and packet length can all be specified. The spray command uses the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) protocol to send a one-way stream of packets to the sprayd daemon on the given host. With the "-i" option, spray uses the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) instead of RPC. Normally these will be echoed automatically, creating a return stream.

Unix manual page: spray(1M).
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