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aer·o·sol

 (âr′ə-sôl′, -sŏl′)
n.
1. A gaseous suspension of fine solid or liquid particles.
2.
a. The spray of fine particles of a substance, such as paint, asthma medication, or insecticide, that is released from an aerosol can.
b. An aerosol can.

aerosol

(ˈɛərəˌsɒl)
n
1. (Chemistry) a colloidal dispersion of solid or liquid particles in a gas; smoke or fog
2. a substance, such as a paint, polish, or insecticide, dispensed from a small metal container by a propellant under pressure
3. Also called: air spray such a substance together with its container
[C20: from aero- + sol(ution)]

aer•o•sol

(ˈɛər əˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl)

n.
1. a system of colloidal particles dispersed in a gas, as smoke or fog.
2. a liquid substance sealed usu. in a metal container under pressure with an inert gas or other activating agent and released as a spray or foam through a push-button valve or nozzle.
adj.
3. of or containing a substance under pressure for dispensing as a spray or foam.
[1920–25; aero- + sol4]

aer·o·sol

(âr′ə-sôl′)
1. A substance consisting of very fine particles of a liquid or solid suspended in a gas. Mist, which consists of very fine droplets of water in air, is an aerosol. Compare emulsion, foam.
2. A substance, such as paint, an insecticide, or a hair spray, packaged under pressure for use in this form.

aerosol

A liquid or solid composed of finely divided particles suspended in a gaseous medium. Examples of common aerosols are mist, fog, and smoke.

aerosol

Extremely small liquid or solid particles suspended in air or another gas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aerosol - a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gasaerosol - a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
cloud - any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
fog - droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
haze - atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
fume, smoke - a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
2.aerosol - a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)aerosol - a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
pepper spray - a nonlethal aerosol spray made with the pepper derivative oleoresin capiscum; used to cause temporary blindness and incapacitate an attacker; also used as a bear deterrent
Translations
أَيْرُوسُولهَبَاء، رُشُوش
aerosolsprej
spraydåseaerosoldåse
suihke
aerosolsprej
aeroszol
úîi
エアゾール
에어로졸
aerozolis
aerosols
aerosól
razpršilo
aerosol
ละอองของเหลว
bình phun

aerosol

[ˈɛərəsɒl] Naerosol m, atomizador m

aerosol

[ˈɛərəsɒl] naérosol maerosol spray nbombe f aérosol

aerosol

n (= can)Spraydose f; (= mixture)Aerosol nt; aerosol paintSpray- or Sprühfarbe f; aerosol sprayAerosolspray nt

aerosol

[ˈɛərəˌsɒl] n (can) → aerosol m inv

aerosol

(ˈeərəsol) noun
a mixture of liquid or solid particles and gas under pressure which is released from a container in the form of a mist. Many deodorants come in the form of aerosols; (also adjective) an aerosol spray.

aerosol

أَيْرُوسُول sprej spraydåse Aerosol αεροζόλ aerosol suihke aérosol sprej aerosol エアゾール 에어로졸 aerosol aerosol aerozol aerossol аэрозоль aerosol ละอองของเหลว aerosol bình phun 气雾剂

aerosol

n aerosol m
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