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e-cigarette

[ ee-sig-uh-ret ]
/ ˈiˌsɪg əˌrɛt /
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noun

a device used to simulate the experience of smoking, having a cartridge with a heater that vaporizes liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.

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Also called electronic cigarette, Informal, e-cig .

Origin of e-cigarette

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