- a device used to simulate the experience of smoking, having a cartridge with a heater that vaporizes liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.
Origin of e-cigarette
Also called electronic cigarette, Informal, e-cig.
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Examples from the Web for e-cigarette
Conservative hit man turned liberal media critic David Brock, spotted smoking an e-cigarette in the lobby.Team Clinton Prepares for the Other Side of If
November 22, 2014
Yet, evidence is emerging indicating that e-cigarette vapors might not be all that innocent.E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About
September 25, 2014
The e-cigarette needs no additional evidence that it is a ringer.Big Tobacco, Not MRSA, Is the Real Problem With E-Cigarettes
May 20, 2014
Unlike cigarette poisoning, which usually involves the child eating it, e-cigarette liquid can affect those who simply smell it.
The jump takes the proportion of e-cigarette related calls to poison centers from just 0.3 percent to 41.7 percent.