What does spray mean?

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  1. A fine, gentle, dispersed mist of liquid.
  2. A small branch of flowers or berries.
  3. A collective body of small branches.
  4. A pressurized container; an atomizer.
  5. Any of numerous commercial products, including paints, cosmetics, and insecticides, that are dispensed from containers in this manner.
  6. (medicine) A jet of fine medicated vapour, used either as an application to a diseased part or to charge the air of a room with a disinfectant or a deodorizer.
  7. (metalworking) A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal to all parts of the mold.
  8. (metalworking) A group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches.
  1. (transitive) To project a liquid in a dispersive manner.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To project many small items dispersively.
  3. (computing) To allocate blocks of memory from (a heap, etc.), and fill them with the same byte sequence, hoping to establish that sequence in a certain predetermined location as part of an exploit.
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