aerosol container

aerosol container

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) [syn: aerosol
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aerosol container

any package, usually a metal can or plastic bottle, designed to dispense its liquid contents as a mist or foam. This type of container was developed in 1941 by the American chemist Lyle D. Goodhue and others for dispensing insecticides. Since that time a wide variety of products ranging from disinfectants to whipping cream have been packaged in aerosol containers.

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