at·​om·​iz·​er ˈa-tə-ˌmī-zər How to pronounce atomizer (audio)
: an instrument for atomizing usually a perfume, disinfectant, or medicament

Examples of atomizer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The optional fragrance atomizer, perched in the glovebox, allows for personalizing the ambiance of the cabin with four aroma choices. James Raia, The Mercury News, 4 Feb. 2024 The vapor quality is also excellent thanks to the device’s uniquely shaped atomizer that allows more fantastic cloud and flavor production. Sponsored Content, The Mercury News, 10 Jan. 2024 Stop this nonsense with a reusable perfume atomizer. Meredith Woerner, Variety, 10 Oct. 2023 The site offers brand-name Narcan nasal spray as well as generic naloxone kits with vials, a syringe and an atomizer. The Dallas Morning News, Dallas News, 1 Sep. 2023 Solenoid valves and atomizers miniaturize the concept The olfactory display can dynamically mix scents to match a scene. IEEE Spectrum, 19 May 2023 All colognes are packaged in eco-friendly glass bottles and atomizers, and shipping is always free. Alicia Geigel, Peoplemag, 26 Mar. 2023 The $15 subscription gets you an 8-milliliter atomizer and case, but first-time subscribers can get their first delivery for just $6.95. Alicia Geigel, Peoplemag, 26 Mar. 2023 Zenatti Luxury Atomizer Set For all-out luxury, there’s Zenatti, whose £125 (about $148) atomizer set features a collection of fragrance-cum-santisers that have been formulated with 70 percent organic alcohol and a skin-boosting blend of argan, kukui and tamanu oil. Ahmed Zambarakji, Robb Report, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of atomizer was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Atomizer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition


at·​om·​iz·​er ˈat-ə-ˌmī-zər How to pronounce atomizer (audio)
: a device for giving a very fine spray of a liquid (as a perfume)

Medical Definition


variants or British atomiser
: an instrument for atomizing usually a perfume, disinfectant, or medicament

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