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Definition of Electronic Cigarettes

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E-cig is an electronic device that simulates tobacco smoking, consists of an atomizer, a power source such as a battery, and a container such as a cartridge or tank. Instead of smoke, the user inhales vapor.
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Hm. *sniff* A Harry Wilson from Norwich. Well, how does a Harry Wilson from Norwich do, then? Apparently not this Harry Wilson, I'd think.
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What is an Electronic Cigarette

An electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, is an electrical device that simulates the act of tobacco smoking by producing an inhaled mist bearing the physical sensation, appearance, and often the flavor and nicotine content of inhaled tobacco smoke; though lacking its odor, and intended to omit its health risks. The device uses heat, or in some cases ultrasonic , to vaporize a propylene glycol- or glycerin-based liquid solution into an aerosol mist, similar to the way a nebulizer or humidifier vaporizes solutions for inhalation.Most electronic cigarettes are portable, self-contained cylindrical devices the size of a ballpoint pen or magic marker; though sizes vary, mainly due to differing battery capacities. Many electronic cigarettes are designed to resemble actual cigarettes or cigars, or even pipes. Most are also reusable, with replaceable and refillable parts, but some models are disposable.

The primary stated use of the electronic cigarette is an alternative to tobacco smoking, or a smoking cessation device, as it attempts to deliver the experience of smoking without, or with greatly reduced, adverse health effects usually associated with tobacco smoke. Nevertheless, concerns have been raised that use of the device still carries health risks, and that it could appeal to non-smokers, especially children, due to its novelty, flavorings, and possibly overstated claims of safety.The possible benefits or adverse effects of electronic cigarette use are a subject of disagreement among different health organizations and researchers. Controlled studies of electronic cigarettes are scarce due to their relatively recent invention and subsequent rapid growth in popularity. Laws governing the use and sale of electronic cigarettes, as well as the accompanying liquid solutions, currently vary widely, with pending legislation and ongoing debate in many regions.

Most electronic cigarettes take an overall cylindrical shape although a wide array of shapes can be found: box, pipe styles etc. First generation electronic cigarettes were usually designed to simulate smoking implements, such as cigarettes or cigars, in their use and appearance.New generation electronic cigarettes often called mods, PV's (personal vaporizer) or APV's (advanced personal vaporizer) have an increased nicotine-dispersal performance, housing higher capacity batteries, and come in various form factors, including metal tubes and boxes. Many electronic cigarettes are composed of streamlined replaceable parts, while disposable devices combine all components into a single part that is discarded when its liquid is depleted. Common components include a liquid delivery and container system, an atomizer, and a power source
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An e-cigarette is a device that uses electrical power to heat a liquid containing nicotine and other chemicals into an aerosol mist. The electronic cigarette contains a battery, a heating element, and a cartridge filled with flavored nictoine or regular nictoine e-liquid.

The heating element heats the liquid to create vapor that can be inhaled. A mouthpiece (the part you put your lips on) is used for inhaling the vapor.

An e-cigarette normally consists of the following four components:

Cartridge, which is filled with regular nictoine e-liquid containing different quantities of nicotine, flavorings, chemicals, etc.
• Heating element
• Power source (normally a battery)
• Mouthpiece that is used for inhaling.
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An electronic cigarette, also known as E-Cigarette. It is a portable electronic atomizer that is modeled after cigarettes. Charge via USB. The magical thing is that it is a blind eye. It uses a nebulizer to make propylene glycol or glycerin into a mist. It is indistinguishable from the smoke and does not contain tar and suspended particles. It is much less harmful to people. And because it does not burn, it will not produce second-hand ash, it is safer than cigarettes, and it is not so harmful to people around. At the same time, because e-cigarettes generate something harmful when they are used, they also look cool, which has attracted many young people. Vape is divided into three types: Mini (cigalike), Ego and Mods.

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At the same time, because e-cigarettes generate something harmful when they are used, they also look cool, which has attracted many young people.

Word salad, much? This sentence makes no sense. The writer has crammed two exclusively different ideas into some compounded run on. Might have been written better as below.

Because e-cigarettes often look cool, they attract younger users. These users may be unaware that e-cigarettes can contain the addictive substance, nicotine. Experienced vapers need to help educate them.

I think such phrasing helps clarify the underlying message.

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