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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 Consumer's 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 a shrapnel bomb when heated. It has been known to explode when placed too near a radiator or heater. Also, aerosol gases turn into toxic gases: fluo— rine ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

aerosol container. propeller Transportation. 1. an assembly of radiating blades around a revolving hub that produces thrust or power to move an aircraft. 2. Wind. a similar device that employs the force of wind to provide mechanical energy, ...

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 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 ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

Paint in an aerosol container for spraying onto surfaces. Spread (spred) v. spread, spread -ing, ...

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