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Definition of the noun aerosol container

What does aerosol container 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 container: aerosol / aerosol bomb / aerosol can / 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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aerosol Container

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Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

The aerosol container can become a lethal weapon, acting as a flamethrower if near ...

Google previewA ConsumerĂ½s Dictionary of Household, Yard and Office Chemicals (2007)

Complete Information About Harmful and Desirable Chemicals Found in Everyday Home Products, Yard Poisons, and Office Polluters by Ruth Winter

The aerosol container can become a lethal weapon: a flamethrower if near a fire, and ashrapnel bomb when heated.It has beenknown to explode when placed toonear a radiator orheater. Also, aerosol gases turninto toxic gases: fluorine, ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

aerosol container Also known as an aerosol. A container, usually metal, which contains ingredients under pressure: such ingredients are dispensed as a spray when a button on the top of the ...

Google previewNFPA's Illustrated Dictionary of Fire Service Terms (2006)

by National Fire Protection Association

Aerosol Container. Agency Representative. An individual assigned to an incident from an assisting ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Also, aerosol bomb, aerosol container. aerosol generator Mechanical Devices, any device, such as an aersol can, that can disperse a substance into the air in the form of dust or droplets. Also, aersol propellant. aerospace Meteorology, of or ...

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