aerosol aerosol  /ˈɛ rə ˌsɑl/


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

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  1. Aerosol men figure that the pushbutton foods will help double sales of aerosol products by 1961.
  2. Exploring the ozone loss When the Government cracked down on the use of chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons in aerosol sprays three years ago, a major row erupted.
  3. Aerosol, says the Army, tracks down mosquitoes to the last, remote fold of clothing and tent.


  1. Aptar Pharma Unveils A Multi-Language Website To Meet Local Customers' Needs

    Global solution provider of innovative and proven aerosol, injection and spray delivery systems for biotech, healthcare and pharma products, Aptar Pharma expands its worldwide presence through an upgraded multi-language information resources website.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PharmaceuticalOnline

  2. Woman arrested for allegedly huffing in back of taxi

    A woman with a history of huffing aerosol fumes is arrested after allegedly huffing in the back seat of a taxi cab in Eau Claire.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WQOW Eau Claire

  3. Research and Markets: Global Aluminium Aerosol Can Market: Trends & Opportunities (2012-17)

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Aluminium Aerosol Can Market: Trends & Oppor
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "We actually believe he was attempting to create an aerosol or some kind of fume that would ignite later," Buchanan said.
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Pat Buchanan Source: AFP

  2. "The naysayers said there were other more important issues," Mirkarimi said. "But this city was among the first to ban smoking, aerosol cans and the pull tabs on soda cans."
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Ross Mirkarimi Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "This is not complicated," TSA head Kip Hawley said this week in reminding fliers of the new rules. "If you dump it out on the table and it retains its form, it's not a liquid, aerosol or gel."
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: Kip Hawley Source: San Jose Mercury News

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