Next up in E-Cigs 101 – we’re going back to the very basics with an e-cig glossary. There’s no time like the present to brush up on all the e-cig terms that you need to know. Ready to get started? Just browse through the handy glossary below:
Analog – The name for regular (tobacco) cigarettes
Atomizer (Atty) – The atomizer is the part of electronic cigarette that vaporizes the liquid solution
Battery (Batt) – The device that powers electronic cigarettes
Cartomizer – A cartridge and atomizer all in one piece. Comes in a variety of flavors.
Cartridge (Cart) – The part of the e-cigarette that contains the mouthpiece and the reservoir with the solution to be vaporized.
E-Cig – An abbreviation for electronic cigarette
ECA – Acronym for the Electronic Cigarette Association
ECF – Acronym which stands for E-Cigarette-Forum
Mod – Short for a modified e cigarette
Modder – Someone who makes changes or modification to an e-cig
Nicotine – Substance found naturally in tobacco and plants of the nightshade family. Most widely used in cigarettes.
No-Nic – An electronic cigarette without any nicotine content
Personal Vaporizer – Another name for an electronic cigarette
PG – Propylene Glycol
Propylene Glycol – A colorless, odorless liquid which is used in electronic cigarettes. Used as an additive in foods and also used in fog machines.
PV – Short form of Personal Vaporizer
RtV – Acronym meaning – Right To Vape. Movement defending the rights of e-cigarette users.
Vaper – A person who uses an electronic cigarette
Vaping – Using an electronic cigarette
Vapor – The smoke emitted from an e-cig
VF – Acronym for Vapers Forum