from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine spray.
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- noun Modern commonwealth spelling of
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- noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
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The spare part most often purchased by buyers is the atomiser, which is the first that needs replacing after heavy use over several months.
"And I suppose," said the detective, "that it involves names which you would scarcely dare to breathe, at least without first using some kind of atomiser or throat-gargle."
One pump of the atomiser transports wearers from dewy English gardens to Sicilian lemon orchards, and every once in a while, a scent such as Feuilles de Tabac entices them to linger in a smoky brasserie off Saint-Germain.
The six-inch white plastic stick uses a battery-powered atomiser to create realistic puffs of "smoke," while the tip glows red with each suck.
Tim Rowe: Alternatively, buy some magnesium chloride crystals, dilute roughly 50 / 50 on purified water and buy yourself an atomiser spray bottle.
Alternatively, buy some magnesium chloride crystals, dilute roughly 50 / 50 on purified water and buy yourself an atomiser spray bottle.
So, judging from clips, I find the Prada atomiser shown twice! in the cabinet and in Stanely Tucci's office on the wall.
The new cigarette is designed in such a way that smokers would get their nicotine kick through an atomiser, which creates puffs of vapour to resemble cigarette smoke.
The atomiser was one of the instruments of torture he made use of.
It is to Miss Primleigh that I stand at this hour indebted for the loan of the atomiser.