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aerosol

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Etymology

From aero- (from Ancient Greek ἀήρ (air)) + sol.

Adjective

aerosol (not comparable)

Positive
aerosol

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. In a gaseous or airborne cloud of particulate matter, either solid, liquid, or gas
    The paint came as a can of fast-drying aerosol spray.

Noun

Singular
aerosol

Plural
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aerosol ({{{1}}})
  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.
    An aerosol was used to force the flea powder out of the 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.

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References

  • "aerosol" in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001

Croatian

Noun

aerosol m. sg.

  1. (physical chemistry) aerosol

Norwegian

Noun

aerosol

  1. aerosol

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