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atomizer

Syllabification: at·om·iz·er
Pronunciation: /ˈadəˌmīzər
 
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(British also atomiser)

Definition of atomizer in English:

noun

A device for emitting water, perfume, or other liquids as a fine spray.
Example sentences
  • For a variation, add essential oil to water in an atomizer and spritz on locks.
  • Spray cans and atomisers release particles into the air which can cause headaches, nausea, shortness of breath, eye, throat and lung irritation, skin rashes, burns and liver damage.
  • Thus, Indians invented the rubber-bulb syringe, now adopted worldwide for perfume atomizers and medicine droppers.

Words that rhyme with atomizer

mechanizer

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