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electronic cigarette

An electrical device that simulates critical aspects of cigarette smoking by producing a water-based vapour that provides the sensation, appearance, flavour and nicotine content of inhaled tobacco smoke, without tar resulting from combusted tobacco.

electronic cigarette

(sig?a-ret', sig'a-ret?)
A cylindrical device shaped like a cigarette, which releases smokeless nicotine, heated vapor, flavorings, and other chemicals into the mouth and lungs when it is inhaled. Although the device is smokeless, it is nonetheless a health hazard.
Synonym: e-cigarette
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