5 letter word starting with spra

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
sprad p. p. of Spread.
sprag noun A young salmon., A billet of wood; a piece of timber used as a prop., To check the motion of, as a carriage on a steep grade, by putting a sprag between the spokes of the wheel., To prop or sustain with a sprag., See Sprack, a.
sprat noun A small European herring (Clupea sprattus) closely allied to the common herring and the pilchard; — called also garvie. The name is also applied to small herring of different kinds., A California surf-fish (Rhacochilus toxotes); — called also alfione, and perch.
spray noun A small shoot or branch; a twig., A collective body of small branches; as, the tree has a beautiful spray., A side channel or branch of the runner of a flask, made to distribute the metal in all parts of the mold., A group of castings made in the same mold and connected by sprues formed in the runner and its branches., Water flying in small drops or particles, as by the force of wind, or the dashing of waves, or from a waterfall, and the like., A jet of fine medicated vapor, used either as an application to a diseased part or to charge the air of a room with a disinfectant or a deodorizer., An instrument for applying such a spray; an atomizer., To let fall in the form of spray., To throw spray upon; to treat with a liquid in the form of spray; as, to spray a wound, or a surgical instrument, with carbolic acid.