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1. aerosolize

verb. disperse as an aerosol.

Synonyms

  • aerosolise
  • sprinkle
  • dust
  • disperse
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • uncover
  • concentration
  • fold

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aerosol (English)

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2. aerosolize

verb. become dispersed as an aerosol.

Synonyms

  • aerosolise
  • dissipate
  • disperse
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • contract
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aerosol (English)

Example sentences of the word aerosolize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When an infected dog coughs, the infectious organisms are expelled as respiratory secretions, which aerosolize and become airborne for healthy dogs to inhale.

2. Verb, base form
If your oil ever does catch on fire, do not throw water on it -- it will aerosolize the fat and spread flames to the adjacent walls.

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