spray nozzle

noun also spray head
: an attachment to the end of a spray rod or hose that causes the liquid to be delivered finely and evenly as a spray

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spray nozzle,
an attachment to the nozzle of a hose for spreading liquid insecticides and fungicides in the form of a fine spray.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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