aerosol bomb


noun

a metal receptacle, containing an inert gas under pressure, that sprays an insecticide, disinfectant, or the like when the gas is released by opening a valve.

Nearby words

  1. aeroponics,
  2. aeropulse,
  3. aeroscepsy,
  4. aerosinusitis,
  5. aerosol,
  6. aerosol generator,
  7. aerosolize,
  8. aerospace,
  9. aerospace engineering,
  10. aerosphere

Origin of aerosol bomb

First recorded in 1940–45

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