Translation of aerosol in Spanish:

aerosol

Pronunciation: /ˈerəsɑːl; ˈeərəsɒl/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (can, contents) aerosol (masculine), spray (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [paint/deodorant] en aerosol or spray aerosol spray spray (masculine)
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    • Ricin is a toxin derived from the beans of the castor plant, and can easily be produced as an aerosol spray or fine powder.
    • This gas has long been used as a propellant in aerosol sprays and in refrigerators.
    • One took out an aerosol can and began spray painting green paint over the bottom of the shutters of the shop opposite.
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    • These gases are released from aerosols, refrigeration units, insulating foams, and industrial plants.
    • At night, I danced with an aerosol of spray paint in my hand.
    • Such devices have been available for many years for the delivery of asthma medications in the form of small, pressurised aerosols.
    1.2 (suspension) aerosol (masculine)
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    • Scientists measure the amount of carbon dioxide, methane, sulfur aerosols, ozone, dust, and other chemicals in ice cores.
    • During the tests, aerosolized spores were captured with an aerosol sampler and suspended in a solution.
    • It is also providing critical observations of atmospheric particles, called aerosols, over the ice sheets and the rest of the world.

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