- To convert (a liquid) to a fine spray; atomize.
- To treat with a medicated spray.
- To reduce to a spray; atomize.
- To reduce (as a liquid) to a fine spray or vapor; to atomize.
- To convert <xref>liquid</xref> into a fine <xref>spray</xref> of <xref>aerosols</xref>, by using a <xref>nebulizer</xref>; to <xref>atomize</xref>
- To treat a patient with <xref>medicine</xref> applied using a nebulizer