Aerosol - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerəsɔːl|  American pronunciation of the word aerosol
Brit.  |ˈɛːrəsɒl|  British pronunciation of the word aerosol

noun

- a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
- a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)

Examples

...this medication for athlete's foot is atomized so that it can be sprayed on from an aerosol can...

Word forms

noun
singular: aerosol
plural: aerosols
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