vaporizer
noun Date: circa 1846 one that vaporizes: as a. atomizer b. a device for converting water or a medicated liquid into a vapor for inhalation

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  • Vaporizer — Vap o*ri zer, n. One who, or that which, vaporizes, or converts into vapor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaporizer — (Amer.) va·por·iz·er || veɪpÉ™raɪzÉ™(r) n. device which vaporizes (especially one that vaporizes medicine for inhalation); that which vaporizes (also vaporiser) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vaporizer — ► NOUN ▪ a device that generates a vapour, especially for medicinal inhalation …   English terms dictionary

  • vaporizer — [vā′pərī΄zər] n. a device for vaporizing liquids; specif., a) an atomizer, esp. one for creating steam or vaporizing medicated liquid for medicinal purposes b) a jet in a carburetor …   English World dictionary

  • Vaporizer — thumb|right|350px|Vaporization pipe with flame filter 28. Tobacco, cannabis, other herbs or essential oils 36. Flame filter made of a stack of metal screens (5+) or a heat resistant porous materialA vaporizer (or vaporiser) is a device used to… …   Wikipedia

  • vaporizer — 1. (vaporizer) (397↑, 51↓) A device used to heat up marijuana buds (around 390 something degrees F) to the point where the material (including the THC, Cbd/cbn, etc.) is a vapor form. Usually, the vapor is held in longer than smoke, somewhere… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Vaporizer — Ein Vaporizer oder Vaporisator (wörtlich Verdampfer) ist ein Gerät zur Verdampfung von Wirkstoffen. Anders als bei Inhalatoren wird die Substanz direkt verdampft, anstatt eine Lösung zu verdampfen. Bei einer zusätzlichen Erwärmung wird die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vaporizer — or vaporizer noun a device that generates a vapour, especially for medicinal inhalation …   English new terms dictionary

  • vaporizer — garintuvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. evaporator; vaporizer vok. Evaporator, m; Verdampfer, m rus. испаритель, m pranc. évaporateur, m; vaporisateur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • vaporizer — /vay peuh ruy zeuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that vaporizes. 2. a device for turning liquid into vapor, as an atomizer, esp. one that converts a medicinal substance into a vapor that is inhaled for respiratory relief. [1840 50; VAPORIZE + ER1] * …   Universalium

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