Definition of sprayer in US English:

sprayer

noun

  • See spray

    • ‘Air-blast sprayers, which are commonly used to apply insecticides and fungicides in orchards, produce a relatively high number of small droplets.’
    • ‘With air blast sprayers, we have to remember that the droplet release height is where the air jet no longer controls the droplet trajectory and the wind begins to direct droplet paths.’
    • ‘Since extended range nozzles have an excellent spray distribution over a wide range of pressures, they can be used on sprayers equipped with flow controllers.’
    • ‘Cold-fog sprayers apply pesticide in a mist or aerosol.’
    • ‘And I've climbed on dozens of tractors, sprayers, fertilizer applicators, and ATVs equipped with high-tech gadgets.’

Pronunciation

sprayer

/ˈspreɪər//ˈsprāər/