a.k.a. electronic cigarette, e-cig, personal vaporizer (PV), electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS)

E-cigs are kind of like regular cigarettes but electronic. It is a battery-powered device that heats up (sometimes-flavored) nicotine by producing a vapor that resembles smoke (instead of tobacco smoke). The emitted vapor is generally thought to be healthier than the smoke and additives burned in paper cigarettes, but vaping is not proven 100% safe.  Considered a "smokeless tobacco product," a subculture has emerged which calls itself "the vaping community."

See also : electronic tatoo  vaping  
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