aerosolize

[ air-uh-saw-lahyz, -so- ]
/ ˈɛər ə sɔˌlaɪz, -sɒ- /

verb (used with object), aer·o·sol·ized, aer·o·sol·iz·ing.

to disperse or discharge as an aerosol.
to contain or pack in aerosol form.

Nearby words

  1. aeroscepsy,
  2. aerosinusitis,
  3. aerosol,
  4. aerosol bomb,
  5. aerosol generator,
  6. aerospace,
  7. aerospace engineering,
  8. aerosphere,
  9. aerostat,
  10. aerostatic

Also especially British, aer·o·sol·ise.

Origin of aerosolize

First recorded in 1940–45; aerosol + -ize

Related formsaer·o·sol·i·za·tion, noun

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