2-piece design - Electronic cigarette with 2 components (battery and cartomizer).
3-piece design - Electronic cigarette of 3 components (battery, atomizer and cartridge).
510 - type of electronic cigarette, very popular, mainly 3-component design, small, mainly manually.
Adapter - A spacer. Needed to connect an atomizer to a different type of battery.
Analog cigarette / analog smoking / A smoking - The names given by e-smokers to indicate smoking a normal, traditional, regular tobacco cigarette.
Atomizer / Atty - It is a heating element which is screwed on the battery and heats up the liquid to vapor.
Automatic cigarette / Automatic battery - A cigarette that automatically activates itself when you suck on the mouthpiece. You don't need to switch this kind of e-cigarette on on or off.
Battery / Batt - The power source. Usually Lithium ion battery that is rechargeable. There are several charging options.
Blanks - This term refers to empty cartridge that can be optionally filled with nicotine.
Bridge - The bridge is a metal U-shaped component of the atomizer which comes into contact with the liquid. The liquid flows through this bridge to the heating element.
Cartomizer / Cart - A component consisting of an atomizer and cartridge in one piece.
Cartridge - This is the tubular element containing the liquid.
Clearomizer - A transparent cartomizer. You can see how much liquid is still inside.
Charger - Recharger/loader for the battery. There are wall chargers, chargers for the car and USB chargers.
Container - a small tank in which the liquid is stored.
Cutoff - The duration before the battery turn off the atomizer.
Dip / Dipping - When dipping the bridge of the atomizer goes directly into the e-liquid.
Disposable - E-cigarette with a short life-time. Usually a period of half a day. After that, you throw it away.
Drip Tip - A mouthpiece.
Dry Smoking - You smoke the atomizer dry by removing the cartridge. Afterwards, you can try a different flavor and the taste is more pure.
Drip / Dripping - This is putting e-liquid direct on the atomizer. Be careful!!
Dual Coil - The cartomizer has a double filament so you can smoke at a lower resistance.
ecig / e-cig / e-cigarette - Short form for electronic cigarette.
e-cigar / electronic cigars - an cigar like an e-cigarette.
eGo / eGo-C / eGo-T - A popular battery.
e-liquid / e-juice / juice - the liquid in the cartridge.
e-pipe / electronic pipe - a pure like an e-cigarette.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration. American service responsible for the safety of food and drugs.
Filler - The filler of cotton or wool in the cartridge can keep the e-liquid fixed.
Flavor - English term for taste.
Flooding - There is too much e-liquid into the atomizer.
Gooseneck - A flexible extension (for 510) so that the cigarette can be used further from the mouth.
Juice - The e-liquid in the cartridge.
LED - Light Emitting Diode. This light that indicates when the battery is activated.
Low resistance / LR atomizer - LR stands for Low resistance. An LR-atomizer can heat the liquid more, so that more vapor/steam is generated.
Manual battery / Manual Cigarette - With a push button, you need to turn on and off the e-cigarette.
MOD / MODDING - To perform a modification.
Mouth Piece - The part that takes the e-smoker in the mouth.
Nicotine Level - The amount of nicotine present in the cartridge (or e-liquid) expressed in mg / ml or%.
Ohm - The unit of resistance.
Pass-through battery (PT) - An electronic cigarette with a USB connector.
Pen-Style - E-cigarette that looks like a pen.
Personal Vaporizer (PV) / PND - Another name for e-cigarette.
Poly Fill - holds the e-liquid in the cartridge/cartomizer.
Propylene Glycol / PG / PEG / EC - Propylene glycol is a carrier for the e-liquid.
Refilling - Filling an empty cartridge with new e-liquid.
Starter Kit - A complete kit that includes everything you need to smoke electronically. Ideal for start with.
Tank - Container.
Throat hit - Term used to determine the feeling when you inhale smoke. You feel it in the back of the throat.
Tripple Coil - A cartomizer that has three glow plugs.
Vegetable Glycerin (VG) - Vegetable Glycerin is an alternative carrier of e-liquid for users who are allergic to propyleen glycol.
Vaping - A generic name for the e-smoking.
Evaporator - Atomizer.
Wick - The wire in the cartridge that is in contact with the atomizer.