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Adapter -  a device which allows vapers to use cartridges and other parts not originally intended for their e-cigarette device.
Adapter -  a device which allows vapers to use cartridges and other parts not originally intended for their e-cigarette device.
Adapter -  a device which allows vapers to use cartridges and other parts not originally intended for their e-cigarette device.
AFS -  Automatic Feed System. An AFS is a automatic e-liquid delivery system.
All Day Vape -  an e-liquid that you won't be tired of vaping on all day.
Amp -  a unit of electric current equal to the steady current produced by one volt acting through a resistance of one ohm.
Analog -  A traditional combustible cigarette.
APV -  APV or Advanced Personal Vaporizer. An APV refers to many of the more modern e-cig devices and typically have variable voltage or wattage abilities.
APV -  APV or Advanced Personal Vaporizer. An APV refers to many of the more modern e-cig devices and typically have variable voltage or wattage abilities.
Atomizer -  The part of an e-cigarette that actually heats the juice to the point where it vaporizes.
Atty -  Short for Atomizer.
Batt -  Short for battery.
Batt -  Short for battery.
Battery -  In relation to vaping, the battery part of an e-cig that powers to the coils. When the coil or coils are heated, the ejuice produces vapor. Some vapers call the entire housing that contains the actual battery the "battery".
Battery -  In relation to vaping, the battery part of an e-cig that powers to the coils. When the coil or coils are heated, the ejuice produces vapor. Some vapers call the entire housing that contains the actual battery the "battery".
Blanks -  Cartridges which come filled with a dry material and ready for the user to add their own e-liquid.
Box Mod -  a square shaped mod that houses the electronics and lithium batteries.
Box Mod -  a square shaped mod that houses the electronics and lithium batteries.
Cart -  short for cartridge,
Carto -  short for cartomiser.
Cartomiser -  a cartridge and atomizer in a single unit. These generally are disposable, inexpensive and hold more juice than a regular cartridge/atomizer combination.
Cartomiser -  a cartridge and atomizer in a single unit. These generally are disposable, inexpensive and hold more juice than a regular cartridge/atomizer combination.
Cartridge -  a plastic tube-like piece that is usually stuffed with some sort of absorbent filler material that holds the juice.
Cartridge -  a plastic tube-like piece that is usually stuffed with some sort of absorbent filler material that holds the juice.
CASAA -  Consumer Advocacy for Smoke-Free Alternative Association.
Cig-a-like -  a cigarette look alike.
Coil -  the atomizer’s heating element.
Cutoff -  some battery models utilize a cutoff mechanism to turn off the battery when it is overused; this protects the atomizer from burning out and the user from inhaling too much nicotine.
Cutting -  the process of diluting e-liquid to achieve the desired nicotine level. Taking a bottle of 0mg e-liquid and combining it with 8mg e-liquid to make 2 bottles of 4mg e-liquid.
Cutting -  the process of diluting e-liquid to achieve the desired nicotine level. Taking a bottle of 0mg e-liquid and combining it with 8mg e-liquid to make 2 bottles of 4mg e-liquid.
Direct Dripping -  dripping e-liquid directly onto the atomiser.
Direct Dripping -  dripping e-liquid directly onto the atomiser.
DIY -  Do it yourself. Commonly used to refer to making your own e-juice or mods.
Drip Tip  -  an accessory that can be used in with an atomizer or cartomizer. These have a larger opening than the original equipment and allows a user to drip Juice directly onto the atomizer.
Drip Tip  -  an accessory that can be used in with an atomizer or cartomizer. These have a larger opening than the original equipment and allows a user to drip Juice directly onto the atomizer.
Drip Tip  -  an accessory that can be used in with an atomizer or cartomizer. These have a larger opening than the original equipment and allows a user to drip Juice directly onto the atomizer.
Drip Well -  a bowl shape on a mod where the female connector is located on the atomizer; that is designed to catch any e liquid that might leak out.
Drip Well -  a bowl shape on a mod where the female connector is located on the atomizer; that is designed to catch any e liquid that might leak out.
Drip Well -  a bowl shape on a mod where the female connector is located on the atomizer; that is designed to catch any e liquid that might leak out.
Dripping -  this when you add a few drops of e-liquid directly on the atomiser instead of using a cartridge.
Dry Hit -  when you vape an ecig and no vapor is being being produced.
e-cig -  another word for Electric Cigarette.
e-cigarette -  another word for Electric Cigarette.
E-juice -  this is the liquid that is vaporized when using an electronic cigarette. Also called juice or e-liquid
E-juice -  this is the liquid that is vaporized when using an electronic cigarette. Also called juice or e-liquid
E-Liquid -  this is the liquid that is vaporized when using an electronic cigarette. Also called juice or e-juice. I prefer to use e-liquid.
Electric Cigarette -  an electronic device consisting of a battery, heating element and a liquid solution that produces water vapor that is inhaled.
FDA -  U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Filler -  the cartridge’s component (typically some sort of wick or fiber) which is used to hold e-liquid.
Filler -  the cartridge’s component (typically some sort of wick or fiber) which is used to hold e-liquid.
Flooding -  this can happen if too much e-liquid is in the atomizer, decreasing the ability of air flow to properly vaporize the liquid.
Flooding -  this can happen if too much e-liquid is in the atomizer, decreasing the ability of air flow to properly vaporize the liquid.
Flooding -  this can happen if too much e-liquid is in the atomizer, decreasing the ability of air flow to properly vaporize the liquid.
Glycerine -  a sweet-tasting liquid commonly used in food production; it is often used as a base liquid for cartridges.
mAh -  Acronym for Milliamp Hours. This is a unit for measuring electric power over time. mAh is commonly used to describe the total amount of energy a battery can store at one time. The more mAh, the longer a battery should last.
mAh -  Acronym for Milliamp Hours. This is a unit for measuring electric power over time. mAh is commonly used to describe the total amount of energy a battery can store at one time. The more mAh, the longer a battery should last.
Mechainical Mod -  A vaping device that contains no electronics. There is not voltage regulation at all.
Mechainical Mod -  A vaping device that contains no electronics. There is not voltage regulation at all.
Mechainical Mod -  A vaping device that contains no electronics. There is not voltage regulation at all.
Micro Coil -  A type of wire coil where the coil is wrapped so that the loops of the coil are all touching, requiring more wraps than a traditional coil.
ml -  Milliliter. A Metric unit of volume that is used for e-juice bottles.
Ohm -  Ω an Ohm is a unit of measure that measures electrical resistance. The lower the resistance, the quicker the coil will heat up.
Pen-Style -  a style of electronic cigarette, known for its resemblance to a ball point pen and/or a 1920′s to 1950′s cigarette holder. These are the first type of electronic cigarette created and range in size from 140mm – 160mm.
Pen-Style -  a style of electronic cigarette, known for its resemblance to a ball point pen and/or a 1920′s to 1950′s cigarette holder. These are the first type of electronic cigarette created and range in size from 140mm – 160mm.
PG -  Acronym for Propylene Glycol. An ingredient found in most e-liquids. Generally speaking, the more PG in an e-liquid, the better the throat hit. It also makes e-liquids thinner.
RBA -  Rebuildable Atomizer - These have a tank that holds e-liquid, normally a nice sized tank that does not require dripping of liquid directly onto the coil. It feeds it self, or wicks to the coil.
RDA -  Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer - This is where you drip e-liquid directly on the wick/coil, it only holds a few drops at a time, silica wick is mainly used on these.
Starter Kits -  this is usually where new users begin when they try their first electronic cigarette. A starter kit can contain anything from the basics (battery and charger) to a complete assortment of parts and accessories.
Thread: 510 -  510 or 510 Threading is an industry standard connection type between batteries and clearomisers. In a dual thread configuration, the outer threads are typically the ego threading and the inner threading is the 510 threading.
Throat Hit -  The slightly harsh, burning, tingling feeling at the back of your throat when vaping. Most vapers desire a decent throat hit because it emulates the effect of smoking cigarettes. Normally, the more nicotine an e-liquid contains, the stronger the throat hit.
Vape -  Vape is a verb that refers to using an e-cigarette, just like smoke is to analog cigarettes.
Vape -  Vape is a verb that refers to using an e-cigarette, just like smoke is to analog cigarettes.
Vape -  Vape is a verb that refers to using an e-cigarette, just like smoke is to analog cigarettes.
Vaper -  This describes the user of an e-cigarette, just like calling someone who smokes analog cigarettes a smoker.
Vaper -  This describes the user of an e-cigarette, just like calling someone who smokes analog cigarettes a smoker.
Vaping -  just like vape, vaping is a verb that refers to using an e-cigarette, just like smoking is to analog cigarettes.
Vaping -  just like vape, vaping is a verb that refers to using an e-cigarette, just like smoking is to analog cigarettes.
Vapor -  describes the smoke-like mist that is produced by an electronic cigarette.
Vapor -  describes the smoke-like mist that is produced by an electronic cigarette.
Vapor Cigarette -  another word for ecig or ecigarette.
VG -  Acronym for Vegetable Glycerine. It's an ingredient found in most e-liquids. It is used widely as a food and drink additive and as a carrier/thickener for many medicines. The more VG in an e-liquid, the better the vapor production/thickness. It makes e-liquids thicker.
VV -  Variable Voltage, used commonly when referring to a vaping device that offers a variable voltage option.
VV -  Variable Voltage, used commonly when referring to a vaping device that offers a variable voltage option.
VW -  Variable Wattage, used commonly when referring to a vaping device that offers a variable wattage option. Variable wattage is becoming the norm on high end regulated mods.
Wick -  The component of a cartridge that soaks up e-liquid. It's basically a delivery mechanism that delivers the e-liquid to the coil. Wicks are most commonly run through a coil.

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