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Lose oar tossed about in spray (7)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

aerosol

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'in spray' is the definition.
'aerosol' can be an answer for 'spray' (as in an aerosol spray). I'm not certain of the 'in' bit.

'lose oar tossed' is the wordplay.
'tossed' indicates an anagram.
'lose'+'oar'='loseoar'
'loseoar' anagrammed gives 'AEROSOL'.

'about' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for aerosol that I've seen before include "Atomiser" , "Pressurized container" , "See 17 down [CONTAINER]: under pressure" , "Spray creator" , "Mister" .)

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