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’
    • ‘Thus, Indians invented the rubber-bulb syringe, now adopted worldwide for perfume atomizers and medicine droppers.’
    • ‘For a variation, add essential oil to water in an atomizer and spritz on locks.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Single-use, disposable atomizers are probably the best way to reduce possible cross-contamination.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The viscosity of spray mixtures can greatly influence the size of spray droplets produced by atomizers.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    nozzle, head, spray, rose, atomizer, sprinkler, sprinkler head, spout, nose
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