Analogue – A traditional tobacco cigarette.
Atomizer – Component that heats up the e-liquid into vapour.
Dry Burn – The process of cleaning an atomizer by repeatedly pulsing the battery until the coil reaches red hot temperatures.
Dry Hit – When the atomizer doesn’t receive enough e-liquid and a drag is taken, you’ll have a burnt-like taste.
E-liquid – Liquid that is used in electronic cigarettes for producing vapour and delivering nicotine (if added).
Electronic Cigarette – A personal vapour device.
mAh – Stands for milliampere-hours, meaning the battery’s total capacity. The larger the value, the longer the battery can run without needing a recharge.
Ohm Ω – Preceded by a numerical value, it usually refers to the resistance of the coil inside the atomizer.
PG – Propylene Glycol – Used as one of the ingredients of e-liquid, responsible for a stronger throat hit.
Throat Hit – Sensation in the throat after inhaling vapour.
Vaper – Person who uses an electronic cigarette.
Vaping – Using an electronic cigarette.
Vapour – Produced by vaping, there is no combustion.
VG – Vegetable Glycerine – Used as another one of the ingredients of e-liquid, responsible for vapour volume.
Last updated February 2014.