vaporizer

noun va·por·iz·er \ ˈvā-pə-ˌrī-zər \

Definition of vaporizer

:one that vaporizes: such as
b :a device for converting water or a medicated liquid into a vapor for inhalation

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First Known Use of vaporizer

circa 1846


Medical Dictionary

vaporizer

noun va·por·iz·er
variants: also British vaporiser play \-ˌrī-zər\

medical Definition of vaporizer

:one that vaporizes: as
b :a device for converting water or a medicated liquid into a vapor for inhalation


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