Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Spray"

The meaning of "Spray" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "spray tan" mean?
A: it is a way of tanning yourself, getting a browner skin by spraying yourself
Q: What does “salt spray whipped up by the hurricane can coat and desiccate leaves while they are still on the trees.” mean?
A: 'Salt spray' refers to ocean water or mist.

'Whipped up' means tossed, or picked up.

'Coat' in this sentence, means to cover.

'Dessicate' means to dry up water in the leaves

.Another way to phrase the sentence would be this:

The ocean water in the air, tossed around by the hurricane, can cover and dry up leaves that are still on the trees.
Q: What does spray one's shorts mean?
A: That doesn't sound like a phrase from here. The only thing i can think of is actually spraying your pants with paint, but i don't believe it's a real thing. I've never heard anyone say it.
Q: What does sprays of lilies of the valley mean?
A: It means she wants flowers. She just said it poetically.

Synonyms of "Spray" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between spray, delay, player and prayer in pronunciation of the 'ay' pls ?
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Q: What is the difference between spray and sprinkle ?
A: Spray is used for liquids and sprinkle can be used for both solids or liquids. For example, "I sprayed my cat with water", "I sprinkled salt on my food" or "It sprinkled rain last night."
Q: What is the difference between spray out and spray away ?
A: Can you give some context?

Translations of "Spray"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is it correct to say: don’t spray water outside the bathtub ? I heard “did you spray the hose?”, so i would like to know if i could use “spray” with the shower hose
A: Yes that is correct
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? spray anti-moustique
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 'spray against bugs and flies'
A: Bug spray/ Bug repellant
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? spray for muscle pain
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Other questions about "Spray"

Q: What's in the spray specifically? does this sound natural?
A: You need to pronounce "in the" clearer. It kinda sounds like you skipped those two words.
Q: This is the spray that prevents mosquitoes from coming around. does this sound natural?
A: Depending of the context, "this is a spray..." may be a better choice.
Alternative: This spray repels mosquitoes.
Q: This is a spray that makes mosquitoes not come around. does this sound natural?
A: Normally we'd say that it keeps them away.
Q: This spray smells so weird. How can i get rid of it? does this sound natural?
A: it's better to say how can I get rid of the smell. If you use it, it looks like your are asking how to get rid of the spray.
Q: You spray too much cologne. does this sound natural?
A: There's nothing to correct, your English is really good.

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