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spray painting

[′sprā ‚pānt·iŋ]
(engineering)
Applying a fine, even coat of paint by means of a spray nozzle.

spray painting

Applying paint by means of a spray gun; provides a very uniform film, can cover evenly an object of irregular shape; esp. useful for painting large areas or mass-produced items.
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The authority says it is one of the first in Britain to launch such a crackdown since selling spray-paint to under-16s was made illegal under the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 in a bid to tackle graffiti vandals, clean up communities and reduce fear of crime.
We didn't want any of this and I damn sure didn't go out and spray-paint it myself,'' he said.
color) Alfred Garciga and Rene Arrazcaeta of Glendale Youth Alliance spray-paint a rooftop address number.
2 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) At left, the former movie-prop maker uses his garage Monday to spray-paint the base coat on a small cow he can sell as lawn decoration.
Supervisors gave their initial approval to an ordinance calling for graffiti-proof containers to replace regular spray-paint cans, but delayed final action until they can speak with industry officials during a meeting in May of the National Paint and Coatings Association.
Under a newly proposed county ordinance, vandals toting spray-paint cans who stray too far from home will be electronically disarmed, thanks to new technology.
Police followed the black painted markings and saw Gonzalez standing in front of a wall with fresh paint and a can of black spray-paint in his hand, a police report says.