aerosol can

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aerosol can 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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Usage


In news:

Bronchodilator treatments for asthma can be provided by a various number of aerosol generating devices and methods.
I figured my children might exist in a world without cassette tapes, aerosol cans or Cheers reruns.
James W Monticelli bought 16 cans of aerosol dust remover from the Wal-Mart store in Camillus in the three days before his death two years ago.
Aerokroil penetrating oil is available in a 13-oz aerosol can that fits conveniently in a tool box.
Creative designs from an aerosol spray can.
The pungent, horseradish-like root is loaded into an aerosol can and instead of sounding an alarm, the smoke detector instead fills the room with an eye-and-nose burning mist, which wakes up almost all test subjects within just two minutes.
With MeadWestvaco's Ergosol off-the-shelf ergonomic trigger-actuated aerosol sprayer for home and garden products, brand owners can differentiate their products from among more traditional push-button aerosol sprayers .
Two-piece D&I cans for aerosols.
How green are aerosol cans now, with chlorofluorocarbons out of the picture.
What's the deal nowadays with aerosol spray cans.
That makes sense because the soft-spoken Mexican mural artist dabbles luminously in the animal kingdom, improbably creating detailed scenes of magical realism with little more than aerosol cans.
The aerosol silicone gasket remover comes with a plastic scraper integrated into the can's spray cap.
(AP) – Four people were taken to a hospital with respiratory problems after breathing fumes from an aerosol can that built up in a Wisconsin bank vault .
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In science:

The smaller fragments can burn, generating DU-oxide aerosols.
A comparison of delayed radiobiological effects of depleted-uranium munitions versus fourth-generation nuclear weapons
Consequently, there can be much debate about how much of the DU expended in a military campaign has actually been dispersed in the biosphere in the form of aerosols or dust, and how much can be recovered and safely disposed of.
A comparison of delayed radiobiological effects of depleted-uranium munitions versus fourth-generation nuclear weapons
It can move in a fluid domain whose size is either of the scale of the particle (a red blood cell in a capillary) or many scales larger than the particle (a red blood cell in an artery, an aerosol in the lungs, a pollutant in a house, etc.). A typical application is the study of an isolated vesicle in external flows.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
The coagulation process can be greatly accelerated if the aerosol undergoes macroscopic internal motion.
Caustics in turbulent aerosols
However, the variations in aerosol conditions have a greater effect on air shower measurements than variations in p, T , and u, and during nights with significant haze, the light flux from distant showers can be reduced by factors of 3 or more due to aerosol attenuation.
A Study of the Effect of Molecular and Aerosol Conditions in the Atmosphere on Air Fluorescence Measurements at the Pierre Auger Observatory
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