vaporizer

noun

va·​por·​iz·​er ˈvā-pə-ˌrī-zər How to pronounce vaporizer (audio)
: one that vaporizes: such as
a
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 This includes e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and vaporizers. Joseph Hernandez, Kansas City Star, 26 Jan. 2024 Simply load the distillate onto the heating element of your vaporizer and inhale. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 4 Aug. 2023 Some non-drug approaches include hot, steamy showers, safe use of neti pots, vaporizers or humidifiers, saline nasal spray and applying a warm, moist washcloth to the face. Lucas Berenbrok, Fortune Well, 26 Oct. 2023 On the other hand, vaporizers provide a quicker onset time, but the effects do not last as long. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Sep. 2023 But these days, federal data suggest underage users have mostly moved on to single-use vaporizers that—unlike Juul, which is now only available in tobacco and menthol varieties—come in tons of flavors. Jamie Ducharme, TIME, 12 Oct. 2023 Delta 8 can be consumed in various forms, including edibles, tinctures, vaporizers, and capsules. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Sep. 2023 For example: Resin Vape: Live resin can be used in vape pens or vaporizers specifically designed for concentrates. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 5 Aug. 2023 New cannabis consumers may prefer alternatives to smoking, such as tinctures, topicals, edibles or vaporizers. Summer Westerbur, Rolling Stone, 29 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vaporizer was circa 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Vaporizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaporizer. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

vaporizer

noun
va·​por·​iz·​er ˈvā-pə-ˌrī-zər How to pronounce vaporizer (audio)
: a device that vaporizes something (as water or a liquid containing medicine)

Medical Definition

vaporizer

noun
va·​por·​iz·​er
variants also British vaporiser
: one that vaporizes: as
a
b
: a device for converting water or a medicated liquid into a vapor for inhalation

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