aerosol-bomb

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.

Origin:
1940–45

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aerosol bomb

noun
1. a bomb that uses a fuel-air explosive; "a thermobaric bomb can create overpressures equal to an atomic bomb" [syn: thermobaric bomb
2. 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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