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Aerosol Bomb

Definition of the noun aerosol bomb

What does aerosol bomb mean as a name of something?


  1. a bomb that uses a fuel-air explosive
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of aerosol bomb: fuel-air bomb / thermobaric bomb / vacuum bomb / volume-detonation bomb
    • more generic terms: bomb = an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions; FAE / fuel-air explosive = a device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges; the first charge bursts open the fuel container at a predetermined height and spreads the fuel in a cloud that mixes with atmospheric oxygen
  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 bomb: aerosol / 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


Aerosol Bomb: An Aerosol bomb is a hand-sized steel can charged with a liquefied gas under 75 pounds of pressure and a product to be expelled as a mist or a foam.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Second Edition (2002)

by Mel Schwartz

Typical applications include conveyor belts, flexible couplings, soles, heels, floor mats, printing blankets, rubber rollers, sealing strips, aerosol bomb gaskets, milking inflations, seals, diaphragms, O-rings, packings, hose, washing machine ...

Google previewWebster's New World Dictionary (2003)

by Michael Agnes

a small container with compressed gas in it [an aerosol bomb} 3 [Inf.] a complete failure — vt. to attack with bombs — vi.

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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