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Definition of the noun aerosol

What does aerosol mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aerosols

  1. a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
    • lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
    • more generic word: cloud = any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
    • more specific words:
      • fog = droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
      • haze = atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
      • smoke / fume = a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
  2. a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of aerosol: aerosol bomb / aerosol can / aerosol container / spray can
    • more generic word: dispenser = a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
    • more specific term: pepper spray = a nonlethal aerosol spray made with the pepper derivative oleoresin capiscum; used to cause temporary blindness and incapacitate an attacker

Alternative definition of the noun aerosol


  1. A gaseous or airborne cloud of particulate matter, either as a solid, liquid, or gas, which forces another substance out of a spray can.
  2. [physical chemistry] A colloidal system in which the dispersed phase is composed of either solid or liquid particles and in which the dispersal medium is some gas, usually air.

Specialised definition of the noun aerosol

Glossary of pesticide

system of fine solid or liquid particles (<30pm diam.) dispersed in a gas

  • note: Aerosol cans using an inert compressed propellant are a common means of dispensing insecticides for domestic use.

Definition of the adjective aerosol

What does aerosol mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more aerosol / most aerosol

  1. In a gaseous or airborne cloud of particulate matter, either solid, liquid, or gas


  1. "Aerosol" is a musical album of Una Bomba.
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  2. "Aerosol" is a musical EP of Rasmus Rasmussen.
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Phrases with Aerosol

  1. aerosol can
  2. aerosol bomb
  3. aerosol container

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aerosol

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Google previewClimate change information on three air pollutants' climate effects and emissions trends : report to Congressional requesters.

Since sulfate aerosol is a climate cooling agent, it is likely that reductions in sulfur dioxide emissions will result in some warming, at least at a regional level. Black carbon is being addressed indirectly through measures designed to reduce ...

Google previewTotal-Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis and Related Methods (2014)

by Reinhold Klockenkämper, Alex von Bohlen

The relevant aerosol is the mixture of these grains and drops suspended in the atmosphere and can be man-made or natural. They can influence precipitation in particular and even the climate seen as a whole; moreover, they can affect ...

Google previewMachining of Polymer Composites (2009)

by Jamal Ahmad

It is noted that the major routes of exposure involve both dermal and inhalation, while the major sources of exposure include aerosols, dust, and gaseous compounds. An aerosol is a group of particles suspended in a gaseous medium.

Google previewColloidal Silica (2005)

Fundamentals and Applications by Horacio E. Bergna, William O. Roberts

An aerosol is a colloidal dispersion of particles in gas. Fumed or pyrogenic oxides, also known in the case of silica as aerosols, are ...

Google previewCardiopulmonary Pharmacology for Respiratory Care (2011)

by Jahangir Moini

Aerosols An aerosol is a liquid or fine powder that is sprayed in a fine mist. In pharmacy, aerosols are frequently used as medication...

An example of an aerosol is the bronchodilator albuterol. Magmas Magmas contain particles in a liquid ...

Google previewRecent Advances in Aerosol Research (2013)

A Bibliographical Review by C. N. Davies

AN AEROSOL is a gas, usually air, throughout which a number of particles are distributed. The size of the particles ranges from aggregates of a few molecules, in the case of ions and highly dispersed synthetic aerosols, up to 100 u or more in ...

Google previewResearch Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter (1999)

II. Evaluating Research Progress and Updating the Portfolio by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources, Commission on Life Sciences, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Committee on Research Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter

An aerosol is a suspension of a solid or liquid particles in a gas. to evaluating the scientific knowledge and policy-relevant information that is EVALUATING RESEARCH IMPLEMENTATION AND PROGRESS 27 2 EVALUATING RESEARCH ...

Google previewManual of Gynecologic Surgery (2012)

by Byron Masterson

An aerosol is a suspension of liquid particles in a gas. Aerosols are generated by atomizers (if the liquid particles are of different sizes) and nebulizers (if the liquid particles are of uniform size). Increased airway resistance is expected with ...

Google previewTurfgrass Physiology and Ecology (2011)

Advanced Management Principles by Gregory E. Bell

An aerosol is a suspension of fine solid or liquid particles in a gas. Aerosols are the cause of atmospheric diffusion. Light quality is not the same as light quantity. Light quality is the spectral distribution of light striking an object. It could be a very ...

Google previewIodine Chemistry and Applications (2014)

by Tatsuo Kaiho

Thus sea salt aerosol is a net sink of gaseous iodine (in contrast, it represents the main source of chlorine and bromine in the marine boundary layer), though it plays an important role in recycling gas-phase iodine. The cycle provides a vital ...

Google previewThe Green Supermarket Shopping Guide (2009)

by John F Wasik

A good alternative to an aerosol is a pump spray or a solid. Aseptic packaging — The kind of technology used in fruitdrink boxes. Consisting of paper, foil, and plastic, this “shelf stable” package requires no refrigeration and can stay fresh on the ...

Google previewThe Impact of Melting Ice on the Ecosystems in Greenland Sea (2014)

Correlations on Ice Cover, Phytoplankton Biomass, AOD and PAR by Bo Qu

An aerosol is a suspension of solid or liquid particles in the air. Sulfate, nitrate, organics, soil dust, sea salt, ammonia, black carbon, and trace metals are all aerosols. Those include natural gases and anthropogenic gases. Nearly 50 % of fine ...

Google previewApplications of Piezoelectric Quartz Crystal Microbalances (2012)

by C. Lu, A.W. Czanderna

An aerosol is a suspension of liquid droplets or solid particles in a gaseous medium. Since the earth's atmosphere is an aerosol, respirable air always contains particles that may be potential health hazards. The human respiratory system can ...

Google previewAllergy Frontiers:Therapy and Prevention (2010)

by Ruby Pawankar, Stephen T. Holgate, Lanny J. Rosenwasser

An aerosol is a group of particles suspended in air. The lower the terminal settling velocity, the more stable the aerosol and the longer it remains in suspension. The settling velocity depends on both the particle size and density.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Optical Engineering: Abe-Las, pages 1-1024 (2003)

by Ronald G. Driggers

Aerosol Physics and Chemistry. In Physical Chemical Properties of the Air, Geophysics and Space Research; Fisher, G., Ed.: Springer- Verlag: ...

Google previewHazardous Materials Dictionary, Second Edition (1994)

by Ronny J. Coleman

Aerosol A system in which liquid or solid particles are distributed in a finely divided state through a gas, usually air. Particles within aerosols are usually less than 1 micron (0.001 mm) in diameter, ...

Google previewDekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2004)

by James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu, Karol Putyera

Nanoparticle growth, which in some locales can be as rapid as 26 nm/hr, can occur as a result of coagulation and physical uptake of compounds into the aerosol. Such growth links the presence of nanoparticles to a variety of phenomena such ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

by Gerald R. North, John A. Pyle, Fuqing Zhang

aerosol size they are almost directly proportional to total aerosol volume including even the smallest aerosol present. While this limits the information content of these measurements by themselves, it is clear that the combination of visible/ near ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: The body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

tion, the total aerosol surface increases with decreasing particle size. For non- spherical or aggregate particles, and for particles with internal cracks or pores, the ratio of surface to volume can be much greater than for spheres. Volume. Particle ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry: Applications (2001)

by Nicholas D. Spencer, John H. Moore

Dispersion medium Disperse phase Gas Liquid Solid Gas Foam Solid foam Liquid Aerosol Emulsion Solid emulsion Solid Aerosol Suspension Solid dispersion First of all, a general classification can be made depending on the nature of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments (2008)

by Vivien Gornitz

Vivien Gornitz AEROSOL ( MINERAL) General Wind-blown mineral aerosol consists of micrometer-sized airborne II.

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

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The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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