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spray paint

paint that is packaged in an aerosol container for spraying directly onto a surface.


[sprey-peynt] /ˈspreɪˌpeɪnt/
verb (used with object)
to cover, mark, draw, or write with spray paint.
Origin of spray-paint
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for spray paint
  • Latex, alkyd and acrylic-type paints are accepted as well as spray paint, drywall or joint compound and spray paint cans.
  • The digital info is then sent to two wall-mounted motors that control a spray paint can rigged to a set of belts.
  • Two faded wicker chairs were given a coat of deep red spray paint in this outdoor makeover.
  • Gently spray the web with gold or white spray paint.
  • If the facility includes automobile body work then emissions from spray paint coating booths should also be estimated.
  • Marks problem area with spray paint or meets maintenance department employees at the site if a dangerous situation exists.
  • Some of the signs may be rusty or have spray paint on them.
  • Identification may be accomplished by the use of spray paint, caution tape or other identifying means.

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