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aerosol

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.rə.sɒl/ us    /ˈer.ə.sɑːl/
a metal container in which liquids are kept under pressure and forced out in a spray
Translations of “aerosol”
in Korean 연무제…
in Arabic المِرْذاذ…
in French aérosol…
in Turkish sıkıldığında sıvıyı zerrecikler şeklinde fışkırtan metal kutu, sprey…
in Italian aerosol, spray…
in Chinese (Traditional) 噴霧器…
in Russian аэрозоль…
in Polish aerozol…
in Spanish aerosol…
in Portuguese aerossol…
in German das Aerosol…
in Catalan aerosol…
in Japanese 噴霧器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喷雾器…
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