Abbreviations in the ECig World

Most industries have their own special language and this jargon can take some time getting

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used to. The electronic cigarette industry makes no exceptions. We have a lot of interesting terms that we use to describe products, methods, and other e-cig related information. When a person is new to vaping it can be difficult to understand all the terms. Not only that, but many of these words have abbreviations to learn as well!

Here is a list of some words and their abbreviations from the vaping world:

  • Amp (amperage)
  • Atty (atomizer)
  • Auto (automatic, as in ‘automatic battery’)
  • Batt (battery)
  • Cart/carto (cartomizer)
  • DT (drip tip)
  • E-cig/ecig/e-cigarette (electronic cigarette)
  • LED (light-emitting diode)
  • mA (milliampere)
  • mah (milliamps hour)
  • mg (miligram, as in ‘I use a nicotine strength of 18mg’)
  • ml (milileter, as in ‘Premium Nobacco Juice 30ml bottle’)
  • Mod (modified e-cig)
  • OEM (original equipment manufacturer)
  • OVK (Vapor4Life-branded Original Vapor King battery)
  • PG (propylene glycol)
  • PT (passthrough)
  • PV (personal vaporizer)
  • TH (throat hit)
  • VG (vegetable glycerin)
  • V (volt, as in ‘my battery carries about 4.2V’)
  • VT (Vapor4Life-branded Vapor Titan battery)

Can you think of any other abbreviations that you use when talking about e-cigarettes? Tell me what they are in the comment section below.

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