va·​por·​iz·​er | \ ˈvā-pə-ˌrī-zər How to pronounce vaporizer (audio) \

Definition of vaporizer

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

Examples of vaporizer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Delta is a powerful and portable vaporizer that is ideal for on-the-go usage. The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 June 2022 Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Forensic Science analyzed the contents of 241 nicotine and cannabis vaporizer products found on the market over the past few years. Chris Roberts, Forbes, 30 Dec. 2021 Similarly, vaporizer pens have a concerning amount of carcinogens and should be avoided. Outside Online, 6 July 2021 Disposable e-cigs and nicotine vaporizer pens but none with refillable chambers containing visible liquid. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 24 Dec. 2021 Since studies of e-cigarettes revealed heavy metal uptake, similar findings from structurally similar cannabis vaporizer devices shouldn’t be too surprising. Chris Roberts, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 The researchers obtained 13 different brands of vaporizer cartridges from a legal retailer in Washington state. Chris Roberts, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 One raffle will offer a Puffco Peak vaporizer for concentrates. Robert Mccoppin,, 16 Apr. 2021 One of the best humidifiers of 2021, this Crane humidifier is a kind of vaporizer — which boils water before releasing it into the air as steam. Ambar Pardilla, NBC News, 8 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of vaporizer

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Vaporizer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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variants: also British vaporiser \ -​ˌrī-​zər How to pronounce vaporizer (audio) \

Medical Definition of vaporizer

: 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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Nglish: Translation of vaporizer for Spanish Speakers


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