electronic-cigarette

e-cigarette

[ee-sig-uh-ret]
noun
a device used to simulate the experience of smoking, having a cartridge with a heater that vaporizes liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.
Also called electronic cigarette.


Origin:
2005–10; e-2 (electronic) + cigarette

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