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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The concern by Lemieux and colleagues about ventilation is odd because it would affect mostly aerosol transmission.
CHRISTINE GOSS, Consumer Aerosol Products Council, 99 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 310, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Also mold cleaners and rust preventives in aerosol or bulk.
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A new research by NASA scientists has suggested that much of the atmospheric warming observed in the Arctic since 1976 may be due to changes in tiny airborne particles called aerosols.
Dr Paul Jackson, technical manager at BAMA, said, 'Just five years ago we estimated that only 7% of Local Authorities were collecting empty aerosols for recycling in the UK.
Aerosol Kingdom shows several color photographs of the bold, elaborate and slickly painted murals that decorated New York's subway trains from the early 1970s to the early 1990s.
The findings show that, for a given amount of liquid water in the cloud, its reflectivity was higher on the days with higher aerosol content than on the days with lower aerosol levels.
5] in large quantities for the development of additional standards for organic and inorganic pollutants in ambient aerosols.
AIR fresheners and aerosol deodorants could be making babies and pregnant women ill.
THE aerosol - that staple of every bathroom cabinet - is celebrating its 50th birthday.
The Canadian aerosol industry took the lead role in establishing a National Aerosol Recycling Program (NARP) in 1996.
Aerosol propellants must meet strict VOC (volatile organic compound) regulations as outlined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other government agencies.
In particular, light absorption by aerosol particles such as mineral dust and black carbon (BC; thought to be the second strongest contribution to current global warming after CO2) is of fundamental importance from a climate perspective because the presence of absorbing particles (1) contributes to solar radiative forcing, (2) heats absorbing aerosol layers, (3) can evaporate clouds and (4) change atmospheric dynamics.