aerosol

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Synonyms for aerosol

a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

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

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Their analysis suggests that manmade sources account for about 40 percent of the copper deposited in the oceans from atmospheric aerosols.
We showed that a hand-fashioned mask can provide a good fit and a measurable level of protection from a challenge aerosol.
The outcomes of this project will provide fundamental new understanding of absorbing aerosol layers in the climate system and important information for addressing the benefits of BC emission controls for mitigating climate change.
The market for aerosol coatings in the United States totals 27 million gallons (excluding the propellant, can, can cap, mixing ball, and actuator), and is valued at $380 million, accord-ing to market research firm Kusumgar, Nerlfi and Growney (KNG).
The retooled CAPCO website and web strategy seek to educate consumers, the media and teachers looking for interesting approaches to engaging students in science and the truth about aerosol product usage, according to the council.
Aerosols, particles so small that they remain suspended in the air, come from natural sources such as volcanoes and sea spray but also form in chemical reactions involving the pollutant gases spewing from tailpipes and smokestacks.
A new study, led by climate scientist Drew Shindell of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, used a coupled ocean-atmosphere model to investigate how sensitive different regional climates are to changes in levels of carbon dioxide, ozone, and aerosols.
With South Tyneside Council stepping up its campaign to encourage more recycling, it hopes to see more aerosol cans in recycling boxes.
Aerosol sampling; science, standards, instrumentation and applications.
To the Editor: We have reviewed the literature cited in Tellier's Review of Aerosol Transmission of Influenza A Virus (1) and disagree that it supports the conclusions drawn regarding the importance of aerosols in natural influenza infection.
Unfortunately, most consumers - 75%, according to a recent survey - are unaware of the 28-year-old government regulations that prohibit the use of CFCs in aerosols.
All products available as aerosols in pressurized spray cans and 50-1b cylinders as well as non-aerosol bulk packaging in 1-, 5- and 55-gal containers.
New shelf barkers going in store will advise: "Recycle your empty aerosols.
PEOPLE are still unaware about the facts when it comes to aerosols and the environment, a survey reveals.
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