Definition of atomizer in English:


(also atomiser)


  • A device for emitting water, perfume, or other liquids as a fine spray.

    ‘spray the bouquet with water from an atomizer to keep it fresh’
    • ‘She began, for the first time in almost a decade, to wear lipstick again, and on a whim she went into a department store just to allow the woman in the perfume aisle to give her a squirt from her atomizer.’
    • ‘She withdrew a perfume atomizer from her seemingly bottomless bag and gave it a few squeezes above him, letting the mist settle down over his face.’
    • ‘Thus, Indians invented the rubber-bulb syringe, now adopted worldwide for perfume atomizers and medicine droppers.’
    • ‘Single-use, disposable atomizers are probably the best way to reduce possible cross-contamination.’
    • ‘For a variation, add essential oil to water in an atomizer and spritz on locks.’
    • ‘Davies watched the second man come out of the room, spray his breath with an atomizer from his jacket pocket, then walk towards them, smiling at Diana as he passed.’
    • ‘Using an atomizer, they then spritz the spores onto the leaves of a host weed grown inside the greenhouses.’
    • ‘Ladies, I beg of you: use a lighter hand with the atomizer.’
    • ‘Sure, there are plenty of fancy, organic home cleaning products, but frankly we just can't bear to spend big bucks on a purse-size atomizer of window cleaner.’
    • ‘Rola says that one of the tests for transfer efficiency of an atomizer is to have it spray a flat panel and to then determine how much paint goes on the panel.’
    • ‘The viscosity of spray mixtures can greatly influence the size of spray droplets produced by atomizers.’
    • ‘Spray cans and atomisers release particles into the air which can cause headaches, nausea, shortness of breath, eye, throat and lung irritation, skin rashes, burns and liver damage.’
    nozzle, head, spray, rose, sprinkler, sprinkler head, spout, nose
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