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Definition of the noun aerosol can

What does aerosol can mean as a name of something?


  1. 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 can: aerosol / aerosol bomb / 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 can


  1. A canister whose pressurized contents may be released as an aerosol when a button is pressed.


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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1977)

Volume 2 - Additives to Alpha by John J. McKetta Jr

Formulation of Aerosol Products Formulation of a product as an aerosol can be simple or very difficult. Many marketers and major contract loaders have complete aerosol laboratories staffed with experienced aerosol chemists.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

In nutrientrich regionsof the ocean,theaddition of iron can enhanceprimary production,species composition, and CO2 uptake, whereasin oligotrophic regionssuch as the subtropics, the nutrientsupplyfrom dust aerosol can enhance nitrogen ...

Google previewThe Cleaning Encyclopedia (2009)

Your A-to-Z Illustrated Guide to Cleaning Like the Pros by Don Aslett

You pay for that ease of use by the smaller quantity of anything you get in an aerosol can. in certain situations (applying insect repellants, some kinds of lubricants, paints, furniture polish, spray starch, and so on), aerosols are an advantage.

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

The common aerosol can system was developed during World War II for dispensing insecticides. Substances commonly dispensed by the aerosol process include resins, paints, waxes, and cosmetics. Chlorofluorocarbons, hydrocarbons, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

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

In the immediate aftermath of a major eruption, sedimentation of the largest aerosol can transport significant amounts of aerosol out of the stratosphere and into the upper tropical troposphere where it can be permanently removed from the ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Marketing and Communication (2012)

by Frank William. Jefkins

Biggest growth sector UK/USA is haircare market, particularly hair mousse which has slimline aerosol can for handbag or toilet bag. Advantage of no waste when applying liquids, paints, adhesives, chemicals, shaving cream, air fresheners, ...

Google previewPsychedelics Encyclopedia (2013)

by Peter Stafford

Users should also avoid inhaling directly from a nitrous oxide aerosol can. Some users have died as a consequence of freezing the throat area because the heat is absorbed as the gas expands. Freon, a similar molecule used as an aerosol ...

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