aerosolize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1944 to disperse as an aerosolaerosolization noun

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  • aerosolize — (Amer.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerosolize — aerosol ► NOUN 1) a substance enclosed under pressure and released as a fine spray. 2) Chemistry a suspension of submicroscopic particles dispersed in air or gas. DERIVATIVES aerosolize (also aerosolise) verb. ORIGIN from AERO (Cf. ↑aero ) + abb …   English terms dictionary

  • aerosolize — aerosolization, n. /air euh saw luyz , so /, v.t., aerosolized, aerosolizing. 1. to disperse or discharge as an aerosol. 2. to contain or pack in aerosol form. Also, esp. Brit., aerosolise. [1940 45; AEROSOL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aerosolize — verb Disperse as an aerosol. See Also: aerosolization …   Wiktionary

  • aerosolize — aero·sol·ize ar ə .säl .īz, er , .sȯl vt, ized; iz·ing to disperse (as a medicine, bactericide, or insecticide) as an aerosol <aerosolized pentamidine, which is sprayed directly into the lungs (C. C. Mann)> aero·sol·iz·er n …   Medical dictionary

  • aerosolize — aero·sol·ize …   English syllables

  • aerosolize — In medicine, to turn a liquid drug into a fine mist that can be inhaled …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • aerosolize — verb 1. disperse as an aerosol (Freq. 2) The bacteria suspension was aerosolized • Syn: ↑aerosolise • Derivationally related forms: ↑aerosol (for: ↑aerosolise), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aerosolized — aerosolize (Amer.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerosolizes — aerosolize (Amer.) v. convert something into spray; scatter or discharge as an aerosol; pack or contain in aerosol form (also aerosolise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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