Sometimes the world of vaping can be confusing, below is some common terminology to keep you in the know.


Standard tobacco cigarettes.


A world leading manufacturer of electronic cigarette kits, clearomizer tanks and batteries.


The component of the e-cigarette which uses a heating element (powered by the battery) to turn the eliquid into vapour.

Box Mod

An e-cigarette battery, normally in the shape of a box which usually has advanced features such as variable voltage, variable wattage, extended battery life and/or an LCD display.


Component of the e-cigarette that contains an atomizer and cartridge filled with eliquid.


Single use e-cigarette that can be disposed of after use.


The solution found inside an e-cigarette containing nicotine, PG, VG and flavour extracts.


A popular manufacturer of box mod batteries known as iSticks. They currently have 10w, 20w, 30w and 50w versions.

Electronic Cigarette/E-Cigarette/E-Cig

Product used as an alternative to smoking, unlike normal cigarettes it doesn’t contain tobacco, carbon monoxide, tar or other harmful chemicals.


When the eliquid fills up the atomizer chamber.


One of the biggest and oldest manufacturers of electronic cigarettes, clearomizer tanks and batteries.


One of the most popular manufacturers of electronic cigarette kits, clearomizer tanks and batteries.

Propylene Glycol

Colourless, non-toxic chemical used to dilute eliquid and give the user ‘throat hit’.

Starter Kits

Kit that contains everything to get started, normally includes 1x battery, 1x Tank, 1x charger and 1x Bottle of Eliquid.


The component in e-cigarettes which holds the eliquid and atomizer.

Throat Hit

The familiar sensation you get from a real cigarette when the smoke hits the throat.


Originates from the word ‘vapour’. The act of smoking an electronic cigarette.


A person who uses e-cigarettes.


The action of using an e-cig.


Another word for electronic cigarette.

Vegetable Glycerin

An odourless, colourless fluid used in eliquid to give clouds of vapor.