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English noun: aerosol

1. aerosol (phenomenon) a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas


Broader (hypernym)cloud


Narrower (hyponym)fog, fume, haze, smoke

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


Synonymsaerosol bomb, aerosol can, aerosol container, spray can


Broader (hypernym)dispenser


Narrower (hyponym)pepper spray









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