- To form a mist of fine droplets from a liquid. To atomize.
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Nebulizer — Neb u*li zer, n. An atomizer. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
nebulizer — (n.) 1865, agent noun from verb nebulize to reduce to a mist or spray (1865), from L. nebula mist (see NEBULA (Cf. nebula)) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Nebulization … Etymology dictionary
nebulizer — (Amer.) nebjÉ™laÉªzÉ™(r) / jÊŠl n. one who makes vaporous; one who obscures (also nebuliser) … English contemporary dictionary
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Nebulizer — In medicine, a nebulizer (spelled nebuliser in British English) is a device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. A Jet nebulizer attached to a compressor. Nebuli … Wikipedia
nebulizer — noun see nebulize … New Collegiate Dictionary
nebulizer — See nebulization. * * * … Universalium
nebulizer — noun a) A device used to convert liquid into a fine spray of aerosols, by the means of oxygen / compressed air / ultrasonic vibration; Sometimes also refered to as an atomizer. b) A device used to administer a medicine into the lungs, by… … Wiktionary
Nebulizer — A device for administering a medication by spraying a fine mist into the nose. Also known as an atomizer. * * * A device used to reduce liquid medication to extremely fine cloudlike particles; useful in delivering medication to deeper parts of… … Medical dictionary
nebulizer — or nebuliser nɛbjʊlʌɪzə noun a device for producing a fine spray of liquid, used e.g. for inhaling a medicinal drug. Derivatives nebulize or nebulise verb … English new terms dictionary