Below you will find the explanations of many terms that are often used in relation to electronic cigarettes and the vaping culture in general.
The E-Cigarette Glossary
Adapter - a component with a dual threading used to fit a specific atomizer/cartomizer/clearomizer onto a battery/mod that uses a different threading.
Advanced Personal Vaporizer (APV) - an advanced version of a personal vaporizer. Usually it features a larger battery and an ability to change the vaping voltage/wattage; it may also be equipped with a digital display, short-circuit protection and many other technical features.
Analog Cigarette - a term used to describe a traditional tobacco cigarette (the opposite of “digital cigarette”).
Atomizer - one of the most important components of an electronic cigarette which transforms the e-liquid into vapor when electricity passes through its wire coil (coils).
Automatic e-cigarette - an electronic cigarette that is equipped with an automatic battery. Thanks to special sensors (usually airflow sensors), such a battery is activated automatically when the vaper inhales.
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