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aerosol

noun
 
/ˈeər·əˌsɔl/
a metal container that forces liquid out in small drops when you press a button
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…
(Definition of aerosol from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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