Meaning of “aerosol” in the English Dictionary

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"aerosol" in American English

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aerosolnoun [ C ]

us /ˈeər·əˌsɔl, -ˌsɑl/

a container in which liquids are kept under pressure and forced out in a spray (= mass of small drops):

The gasses used in aerosols were damaging the atmosphere.

(Definition of “aerosol” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)