Definition of electronic cigarette in English:

electronic cigarette

Syllabification: e·lec·tron·ic cig·a·rette

noun

  • A cigarette-shaped device containing a nicotine-based liquid that is vaporized and inhaled, used to simulate the experience of smoking tobacco: more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit smoking
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    • Federal health officials say electronic cigarettes contain cancer-causing chemicals despite the manufacturer's claims that they are safer than tobacco cigarettes.
    • Electronic cigarettes produce a nicotine mist that is absorbed directly into the lungs.
    • But he ended up buying a strange new gizmo for himself - menthol-flavoured electronic cigarettes.

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