Sentence Examples with the word spray

It was a short, cold Christmas; and as the short northern day merged into night, we found ourselves almost broad upon the wintry ocean, whose freezing spray cased us in ice, as in polished armor.

The city lies on Massachusetts bay, on what was once a pear-shaped peninsula attached to the mainland by a narrow, marshy neck, often swept by the spray and water.

Alex suggested she fill it with spray foam to keep them out, but baby birds were one of the things she looked forward to every year.

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Oxygen may be applied locally as a disinfectant to foul and diseased surfaces by the use of the peroxide of hydrogen, which readily parts with its oxygen; a solution of hydrogen peroxide therefore forms a valuable spray in diphtheria, tonsillitis, laryngeal tuberculosis and ozaena.

The same is true in the case of a liquid such as water; it can be divided into drops and these again into smaller drops, or into the finest spray the particles of which are too small to be detected by our unaided vision.

She dodged the spray of water.

Almost midway in the channel are the little island and fort of Lage, so near the level of the sea that the spray is sometimes carried completely over it.

The remedy is to spray with kerosene emulsion or whale-oil soap; or if on cucumbers or tomatoes, it is best to fumigate with hydrocyanic acid gas, using one ounce of potassium cyanide to each woo cubic ft.

He didn't even mind the rooster tail spray of water from his back tire, the product of the run off from melting snow.

He started the engine and she clamped her arms around him, clinging to him as he spun the tires in a spray of pebbles and rocks.