HyperDic: aerosol

English > 2 senses of the word aerosol:
NOUNphenomenonaerosola cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
artifactaerosol, aerosol container, aerosol can, aerosol bomb, spray cana dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
aerosol > pronunciation
Soundseh'rahsaa.l
Rhymesalcohol ... Wiesenthal: 31 rhymes with aal...
English > aerosol: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas.
Narrowerfogdroplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
hazeatmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
smoke, fumeA cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
BroadercloudAny collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
Spanishaerosol
Catalanaerosol
Verbsaerosolize, aerosolisedisperse as an aerosol
aerosolize, aerosolisebecome dispersed as an aerosol
English > aerosol: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas).
Synonymsaerosol container, aerosol can, aerosol bomb, spray can
Narrowerpepper sprayA nonlethal aerosol spray made with the pepper derivative oleoresin capiscum
BroaderdispenserA container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
Spanishaerosol, lata de aerosol, pulverizador
Catalanaerosol

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