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aerosol can

n.
A usually handheld container or dispenser from which an aerosol is released. Also called aerosol bomb.
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aer′osol can`


n.
a metal receptacle containing an inert gas under pressure that sprays a substance, as a deodorant, disinfectant, or paint, when the gas is released by opening a valve.
[1940–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aerosol can - 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 can - 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
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