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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that vaporizes, especially a device used to vaporize medicine for inhalation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device with a heating element, used to vaporize a liquid.
  • n. A device with a heating element, used to vaporize a liquid solution with medicine. The produced vapor condensates into fine aerosols, forming a mist inside the device, to be inhaled by the patient for delivery of the medicine into the lungs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, vaporizes, or converts into vapor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Specifically, a carbureter, or device by which liquid hydrocarbon, moving rapidly in a fine state of division in a current of air, becomes an explosive mixture with the air, or makes an air-gas mixed with the necessary air for combustion.
  • n. One who or that which vaporizes or convertsinto vapor; a form of atomizer. Also spelled vaporiser.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a device that puts out a substance in the form of a vapor (especially for medicinal inhalation)

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  • When I was ill with bronchitis as a little girl my mother would rig up a vaporizer tent by putting a card table up over the head of my bed. This she would drape with a sheet. She would direct the long nozzle of the vaporizer machine under the sheet and suffumigate me with Vicks VapoRub. I would dwell in this little moist cave until my breathing was restored. In those days (the early 1950s) hot water vaporizers were used. They were incredibly dangerous and many children were burned by them. However, I loved this process because I imagined myself in wonderful tropic climes of deserted isles. I loved the vaporizer.

    January 30, 2008