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

  • noun a small can containing a liquid under pressure of a gas that forces the liquid out in an aerosol form when the valve is opened.

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  • noun A pressurized canister that ejects its contents from a nozzle when a button is pressed; used especially for paint.

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  • noun 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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