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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.

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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)]
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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]
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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.
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aerosol

A liquid or solid composed of finely divided particles suspended in a gaseous medium. Examples of common aerosols are mist, fog, and smoke.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

aerosol

Extremely small liquid or solid particles suspended in air or another gas.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

aerosol

[ˈɛərəsɒl] naérosol maerosol spray nbombe f aérosol
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

aerosol

n (= can)Spraydose f; (= mixture)Aerosol nt; aerosol paintSpray- or Sprühfarbe f; aerosol sprayAerosolspray nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

aerosol

[ˈɛərəˌsɒl] n (can) → aerosol m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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aerosol

n aerosol m
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