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spray gun

noun
1.
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
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for spray gun
  • 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.
  • The spray gun must also be heated on cold days when the water-based adhesive is used.
  • The tool used is an airbrush, which is generally attached to an electric compressor that can supply air to a precision spray gun.
British Dictionary definitions for spray gun

spray gun

noun
1.
a device that sprays a fluid in a finely divided form by atomizing the fluid in an air jet
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