aerosolise


aerosolise
aerosol NOUN 1) a substance enclosed under pressure and released as a fine spray. 2) Chemistry a suspension of submicroscopic particles dispersed in air or gas.
DERIVATIVES aerosolize (also aerosolise) verb.
ORIGIN from AERO-(Cf. ↑aero-) + abbreviation of SOLUTION(Cf. ↑solution).

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  • aerosolise — verb To disperse a material, usually a solid or liquid, into an aerosol form. See Also: aerosolisation …   Wiktionary

  • aerosolise — verb 1. become dispersed as an aerosol the bacteria quickly aerosolised • Syn: ↑aerosolize • Derivationally related forms: ↑aerosol, ↑aerosol (for: ↑aerosolize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • aerosolised — aerosolise (Brit.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerosolises — aerosolise (Brit.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerosolising — aerosolise (Brit.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerosolize — verb 1. disperse as an aerosol (Freq. 2) The bacteria suspension was aerosolized • Syn: ↑aerosolise • Derivationally related forms: ↑aerosol (for: ↑aerosolise), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aerosolize — aerosolization, n. /air euh saw luyz , so /, v.t., aerosolized, aerosolizing. 1. to disperse or discharge as an aerosol. 2. to contain or pack in aerosol form. Also, esp. Brit., aerosolise. [1940 45; AEROSOL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aerosolisation — noun The process by which a material, usually a solid or liquid, is dispersed into an aerosol form. See Also: aerosolise …   Wiktionary

  • aerosolize — (Amer.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolise) …   English contemporary dictionary