spray gun

noun
a device consisting of a container from which paint or other liquid is sprayed through a nozzle by air pressure from a pump.
Also called squirt gun.


Origin:
1925–30

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spray gun
 
n
a device that sprays a fluid in a finely divided form by atomizing the fluid in an air jet

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Example sentences
Spray gun equipment selection, set up, and operation.
May coat tools with grease or other preservative, using brush or spray gun.
Paints surfaces using brushes, rollers, mitt or spray gun.
Spray gun operators shall be given periodic refresher training.
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