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at·om·iz·er

 (ăt′ə-mī′zər)
n.
1. A device, as on a perfume bottle, for breaking a liquid up into a fine spray of droplets.
2. A device, as in an e-cigarette, that uses heat to vaporize a liquid or to release volatile compounds from a solid; a vaporizer.
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atomizer

(ˈætəˌmaɪzə) or

atomiser

n
1. (Tools) a device for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, such as the nozzle used to feed oil into a furnace or an enclosed bottle with a fine outlet used to spray perfumes or medicines
2. (General Engineering) a device for reducing a liquid to a fine spray, such as the nozzle used to feed oil into a furnace or an enclosed bottle with a fine outlet used to spray perfumes or medicines
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at•om•iz•er

(ˈæt əˌmaɪ zər)

n.
an apparatus for reducing liquids to a fine spray, as for medicinal or cosmetic application.
[1860–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.atomizer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mistatomizer - a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
airbrush - an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
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Translations
permetezőporlasztó

atomizer

[ˈætəmaɪzəʳ] Natomizador m, pulverizador m
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atomizer

[ˈætəˌmaɪzər] natomiseur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

atomizer

nZerstäuber m
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atomizer

[ˈætəˌmaɪzəʳ] natomizzatore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

at·om·iz·er

n. atomizador.
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This includes; painting robots, electrostatics, rotary atomisers, air guns, up to 3k auto mix, paint mix and supply, complete booths, conveyor systems, 3D programming, safety planning and ATEX.
Last November, it was claimed Meghan asked for air freshening atomisers to be sprayed in the St George's Chapel on her big day - which was considered excessive and insulting.
Being a teaching hospital, we have tried all techniques suggested in the literature, including use of nerve blocks, nebulization of LA, use of atomisers, spraying and gargling of LAs and spray as you go through the working channel of a fibreoptic bronchoscope (SAYGO) and have also used all instruments available to achieve the same.
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In the case of large automated painting lines, high-speed rotary atomisers - with adjustable spray-jet width as well - permit efficient material usage.
Intended for ex-pat Welsh (the Daiaspora?) who now live in drier climes, or former visitors who also miss the Welsh wet stuff, people can buy Cardiff Rain or Rain From Wales in handy 100ml bottles with pump-action atomisers that imitate the famous Diff drizzle.
Well, to be honest, we did spend a sort of perfumed life for a shadowy period in the back row of the three Neath cinemas - The Gnoll, Empire and Windsor - no sprays or atomisers, of course, just a dip of the finger and a dab behind the ear.
e vinegar is served in tiny atomisers and skooshed like a fragrant perfume over meals, for example.