how to pronounce aerosol


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the above transcription of aerosol is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

aerosol is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of aerosol in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's an aerosol spread generally it is …”

meanings of aerosol


  1. The payload (e.g. insecticide, paint, oil, cosmetics) and propellant contained by an aerosol can.
  2. A colloidal system in which the dispersed phase is composed of either solid or liquid particles and in which the dispersal medium is some gas, usually air.
  3. A mixture of fine solid particles or liquid droplets suspended in a gaseous medium.
  4. An aerosol can.


  1. To spray with an aerosol.

aerosol frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word aerosol occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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