from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To convert (a liquid) to a fine spray; atomize.
  • transitive verb To treat with a medicated spray.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To reduce to a spray; atomize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To reduce (as a liquid) to a fine spray or vapor; to atomize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To convert liquid into a fine spray of aerosols, by using a nebulizer; to atomize
  • verb medicine To treat a patient with medicine applied using a nebulizer


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