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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AEROSOL

A drop or so of the aerosol on the skin is enough, I understand.

She flinched and misted a cloud of aerosol capsicum ahead of her.

Solvents and aerosol sprays also decrease the heart and respiratory rates, and impair judgment.

WORD ORIGIN

1919, from aero- "air" + first syllable in solution. A term in physics; modern commercial application is from 1940s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AEROSOL

spray

nounfine mist
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