What does aerosol mean?

Definitions for aerosol
ˈɛər əˌsɔl, -ˌsɒlaerosol

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aerosol(noun)

    a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

  2. aerosol, aerosol container, aerosol can, aerosol bomb, spray can(noun)

    a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)

Wiktionary

  1. aerosol(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From aero- < + sol#Etymology 4.

  2. aerosol(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From aero- < + sol#Etymology 4.

  3. aerosol(Adjective)

    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.

    Etymology: From aero- < + sol#Etymology 4.

Freebase

  1. Aerosol

    An aerosol is a suspension of fine solid particles or liquid droplets in a gas. Examples are clouds, and air pollution such as smog and smoke. In general conversation, aerosol usually refers to an aerosol spray can or the output of such a can. Aerosols have many technological applications including aerosol sprays; dispersal of pesticides; medical treatment of respiratory illnesses and in combustion technology. Aerosol science covers a wide range of topics, such as generation and removal of aerosols, technological application and their impacts on the environment and people.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerosol in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerosol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of aerosol in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    Particularly now that we're getting some inklings that there's transmission of infection from an asymptomatic person who is not coughing, who is not sneezing, who just appears well. Well, then how do you think that's happening ? it very well could be aerosol. Maybe not aerosol, you know, that goes on for hours. But even the slight aerosol in which you're talking to somebody. If that's the case, we should at least look at the data and try to make a decision about that.

  2. William Schaffner:

    Are there side streets where it can become an aerosol and spread into the air ? Yes.

  3. Van Kerkove said.Read MoreShe:

    We have been talking about the possibility of airborne transmission and aerosol transmission as one of the modes of transmission of Covid-19, as well as droplet. We've looked at fomites. We've looked at fecal oral. We've looked at mother to child. We've looked at animal to human, of course as well.

  4. Harvey Fineberg:

    If you generate an aerosol of the virus with no circulation in a room, it's conceivable that if you walk through later, you could inhale the virus, but if you're outside, the breeze will likely disperse it.

  5. Bryan Bzdek:

    The viral load in fecal matter and the fraction of resulting aerosol containing the virus is unknown. Even if the virus were contained in the produced aerosols, it is unknown whether the virus would still be infectious ; there is not yet clear evidence for fecal-oral transmission, the study authors suggest that whenever possible we should keep the toilet seat down when we flush, clean the toilet seat and any other contact areas frequently, and wash our hands after using the toilet. While this study is unable to demonstrate that these measures will reduce transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, many other viruses are transmitted though the fecal-oral route, so these are good hygiene practices to have anyway.

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