spray can

noun
1.
a small can whose contents are in aerosol form. Compare aerosol bomb.
2.
the contents of such a can or the amount it holds: She used two spray cans of white enamel to paint the cupboard.

spray-can, adjective
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spray can

noun
a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas) [syn: aerosol
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Example sentences
Pepper spray can be effective against all these pests.
In this case, the sensor triggers a spray can, which sprays a volatile odor
  through a post when tripped.
Before reaching for the spray can, reach instead for your digital camera to
  capture images of the culprits.
Expansion diluted its energy, cooling the universe in much the same way that
  vapor from a spray can cools when released.
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