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Adjustable Airflow

A dial or movable opening in a tank that controls the amount of air going in. Vapers can use it to change how hard they need to inhale, how big the vapour clouds are, and how strong the e-liquid tastes.


ADV stands for "All Day Vape," which means an e-liquid that someone really likes and enjoys vaping throughout the entire day, for a long time. It's like their favourite flavour that they never get tired of.


The base unit of electric current is called "ampere" or simply "amp." When measuring the battery draw, the amount of current flowing is expressed in amps.


A term used by the vaping community to describe "traditional" tobacco cigarettes.


APV stands for Advanced Personal Vaporizer, commonly known as a mod. These e-cigarettes come with larger units that have replaceable batteries and the ability to adjust voltage or wattage, depending on the specific model.


The aroma from vaping, unlike cigarettes, is sweet and pleasant, leaving no lingering odour on clothes or in the home.


The atomiser functions by heating the e-liquid, transforming it into vapour, and subsequently housing the coils and wicks as a cohesive unit.

Atomiser Head

This is the part of the device that contains the heating coils and wicking material.

Automatic Shutoff

Most regulated e-cigarettes come equipped with an automatic shutoff as a safety measure, designed to prevent battery overheating.


The type of e-cigarette that activates upon inhaling, rather than requiring a manual button press.

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Bars are compact e-liquid devices, pre-charged, pre-filled, and disposable, designed for easy portability and immediate vaping without the need for refills or replacements.


Vaping devices contain batteries, which can be either one-time use or rechargeable. These batteries power the atomiser, turning e-liquid into vapour. Most devices use replaceable 18650 batteries, some of which come pre-charged, while others are rechargeable.

Base Mix

Base Mix is the starting liquid that contains nicotine. People can then add the flavoris they like to it.


Blanks are vape cartridges without e-liquid or concentrate, meant to be filled with e-liquid or cannabis oil before using.


The term that describes the ratio of propylene glycol to vegetable glycerin in e-liquid.

Box Mod       

A box-shaped battery supports a type of mod known as a "box mod."


A Bridge is a disposable atomiser where the e-liquid is held.


Bottles store e-liquid and can be pre-mixed or left with space for a nicotine shot. They must be child-resistant with locked lids and carry health warnings to comply with TPD regulations.

Bottom Coil Clearomiser (BCC) 

Positioned at the base of the clearomiser, the heating coil enables quicker e-liquid access, preventing dry vaping.

Bottom Dual Coil Clearomiser (BDC) 

Dual coil clearomisers, though more battery-intensive than single coil ones, enhance vapour production, throat hit, and cloud size.

Bottom Vertical Coil Clearomiser (BVC) 

The bottom coil clearomiser features a single coil placed vertically above the airflow, leading to reduced resistance and enhanced vapour production.

Burnt Coil

Insufficient e-liquid in the coil can lead to burning, while a dry or inadequately saturated coil results in unpleasant dry hits.

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The e-cigarette component that contains e-liquid.


Abbreviation of cartomiser, which are components used in electronic cigarettes (vaping devices) to hold and vapourise e-liquid. They consist of a cartridge with e-liquid and an atomiser coil, and are disposable when depleted.

Ceramic coil 

A ceramic coil is a type of vaping coil that offers a longer lifespan compared to other coils because it reduces the risk of coil burning.


The apparatus utilised to charge an e-cigarette.

Chubby Gorilla Bottle

The top e-liquid bottle manufacturer in the industry offers a premium shatterproof design with convenient features. These include a wider bottle mouth for easier refills, a tighter dripper base to prevent leaks, and a narrower built-in drip tip to avoid over-dripping.


A type of e-cig that resembles a tobacco cigarette.

Clapton Coil

A Clapton coil is formed by tightly wrapping a thin gauge wire around a core wire.


A combined cartridge and atomiser, this is usually transparent and allows vapers to measure the e-liquid level.


Within the vaping community, a clone refers to a duplicate or imitation of a well-known or high-end vaping device or atomiser. Clones are usually made by different manufacturers and aim to look like the original product, though they might not offer the same level of craftsmanship or performance.

Closed Pod System

A disposable pre-filled pod/tank for single use.

Cloud Chasers

Cloud chasers prioritise large vape clouds over flavours.

Cloud Chasing          

This term refers to vapers seeking an e-cigarette that blows massive clouds.


Clouds describe how much vapour a person issues with each puff.

Connection Pin

A connection pin is like a bridge that connects the battery to the atomiser or tank in a device, allowing the battery to power the device and make it work.


A vital component in the atomiser that heats or vaporises the e-liquid.

Coil Jig          

A metal tool meant for rebuilding the coil in an e-cig.


Cotton is used with the coil to soak up the liquid.

Coil Master

Coil Master is a brand that creates tools for making your own coils.

Custom Mod 

This term is commonly used for vapers who have assembled their own mod instead of buying a pre-built one from a factory.


Cut-off is a safety feature that automatically shuts off the vaping device after a predetermined time, usually around 10 seconds. Its purpose is to prevent the atomiser from overheating and potential damage.

Crystal Vape Bars

Crystal Bars are well-liked disposable vapes in the UK with a compact, pen-style design that fits comfortably in your hand and pocket. They offer a tighter draw, similar to the Elf Bar 600, making them ideal for vapers seeking convenient portability. These disposable vapes are made from food-grade PCTG clear plastic, giving them a crystal-like appearance.

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This is the space where you install your coil and create your build on a rebuildable atomiser.


Diacetyl is a harmful flavouring ingredient banned in UK e-liquids under TPD regulations, and it should be avoided.


A compact disposable device filled with hybrid salt nicotine, pre-charged, and non-rechargeable. It has a capacity ranging from 300 to 3000 puffs.

Drip Tip

The mouthpiece of a tank is known as the drip tip, and it comes in different sizes, with 510 and 810 being the most widely used and popular options.

Direct-To-Lung (DTL)

DTL vaping involves inhaling vapours directly into the lungs using Sub Ohm devices.

Dry Hit

A dry hit occurs when the coil burns the cotton instead of vapourizing the liquid.

Dry Burn       

This is what happens after using an e-cigarette with too little or no liquid in the device.


The equivalent of the word "Drag" is used in regular cigarettes. The process of sucking air through an e-cigarette is known as the draw.

Draw Activated

A draw-activated vape works without a button; instead, it activates when the user inhales, thanks to a pressure switch connected to the battery. Usually found in puff bars or pod systems, although some larger kits may also offer this feature.


Applying liquid directly to the coil instead of using a cartridge.

DNA Chipset

Microscopic DNA spots on a solid surface for customising power control in advanced e-cigarettes.


Vaping device with a DNA chipset for an enhanced experience.


DIY commonly refers to individuals who create their own e-liquid.

Dual Coil

A dual coil evenly distributes heat between two coils, resulting in twice the vapour production and a more flavourful vaping experience.


Dual activation means the device can be used with both draw activation and button firing

Dual Battery or Dual 18650

Dual Battery or Dual 18650 means the mod uses two 18650 batteries for power.

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Another name for e-liquid.


Vaping devices use a substance called e-liquid, which comes in different flavours and nicotine strengths. When heated, the e-liquid turns into vapour. The ingredients in e-liquid include PG, VG, food-grade flavouring, and possibly nicotine.


An abbreviated term for an electronic cigarette.


ENDs, also known as Electronic Nicotine Devices, is an alternative term for e-cigarettes, commonly found in scientific literature or organisations.


The term eGo refers to an older style of battery commonly found in electronic cigarette starter kits. It is a generic name for this specific style of battery.


The Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association represents the e-cigarette industry in the UK and fights for fair regulations for its members.


E-smoking is vaping with an e-cigarette.

Electronic Cigar

This is a big cig-a-like device that imitates the appearance of a cigar, but it's not commonly used nowadays.


This vape device is a throwback to the earlier days of vaping and is rarely seen nowadays. It's designed to look like a traditional pipe, allowing you to have fun pretending you're a futuristic Sherlock Holmes. However, back then, there weren't many options for devices or compatible parts like we have today.

Eco Mode

Eco mode is a battery-saving feature that activates when your battery level drops to 40%. When enabled, it automatically adjusts the wattage, reducing it initially, and then gradually increasing it back to normal each time you take a vape. This helps conserve battery power during low charge.

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Flavour Concentrate

Flavour concentrates consist of top-quality food-grade flavourings mixed with PG, enhancing the taste of your e-liquids.

Flavour Chaser

Flavour chasers are vapers who constantly seek the richest and most delicate flavours in their vape juice. The delicious and fresh taste of their preferred juice is crucial to their vaping satisfaction.


Fire is when you press a button to activate and inhale a vape device.

Freebase Nicotine

Nicotine E-Liquid in its purest form is called freebase nicotine. It's a popular ingredient in 10ml E-Liquids. But be careful, if E-Liquid has too much freebase nicotine, it might feel harsh when you vape it.


When E-Liquid spills or fills up too much inside the atomiser, it's called flooding.


Metal ridges disperse heat.


It refers to the material, usually cotton fiber, used in a cartomiser.

Filling Port

The filling port serves as a small opening on a tank or pod. It allows you to add vape juice by squeezing it into the tank or pod. To fill the tank or pod with e-liquid, simply insert the nozzle of your e-liquid bottle into the filling port and pour in the e-liquid.

Fixed Coil

A fixed coil or built-in coil is found in refillable vape pods. In this type, the coil is built directly into the pod and cannot be taken out separately. When the coil no longer produces vapour, you replace the entire pod with a new one. This way, you don't have to deal with messy coil changes; you simply swap the whole pod instead.

Fixed Wattage/Fixed Power

Fixed wattage vape kits provide a constant power output that cannot be adjusted. These devices are easy to use and require minimal setup, making them perfect for users who want a simple and hassle-free vaping experience.

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A glassomiser is an improved clearomiser with a Pyrex-glass tank for better product quality and to prevent damage from e-liquids that can harm plastic tanks.


Gurgling happens when the coil has too much e-liquid or is flooded. It can also occur due to condensation in the airflow tube.

Genesis Atomiser

The Genesis atomiser is a Rebuildable Atomiser (RBA) with a unique design where the tank is positioned beneath the coil deck.

Goose Neck

An extended drip tip comes in various colors, shapes, and sizes for you to choose from.

Grub Screw

RBAs and RDAs use a specific type of screw to hold the coil securely in its place.

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High Resistance (HR)

A high-resistance atomiser is employed for vaping at high voltages.

Han Li (or Hon Lik)

In the early 2000s, a Chinese pharmacist named Hon created the modern electronic cigarette while searching for a way to quit smoking. Even today, he continues to use both traditional cigarettes and his invention. The first electronic cigarette, named Ruyan, was produced in 2004 in Shenyang, China, and its design was similar to the vaping devices commonly used nowadays.

Hookah Pen (E-Hookah)

Shisha pens, also known as hookah pens, experienced a brief surge in popularity some years ago. They were designed to resemble the handle of a hookah pipe and usually came prefilled with a variety of flavours like those found in traditional hookah smoking.

Hot Spots

If you create your own coils, it's important to be aware of hot spots. Hot spots are areas on the coil that heat up faster than the rest. If you don't fix them, they can lead to burning or produce unpleasant flavours during vaping.


A hybrid is a type of mechanical mod that lacks a regular threaded 510-connection. Instead, the atomiser is directly attached to the battery.

High PG

High PG e-liquids have more Propylene Glycol (PG) compared to Vegetable Glycerine (VG). Most e-liquids combine both ingredients. These liquids are ideal for low wattage devices and are best vaped using a Mouth-to-Lung (MTL) inhale. High PG liquids provide a strong throat hit, bold flavours, and produce moderate vapour.

High VG

High VG refers to e-liquids that contain greater amounts of VG (Vegetable Glycerine), to PG (Propylene Glycol). Almost all e-liquids available contain a ratio of both ingredients. High VG liquids are best suited to high wattage devices and vaped with a DTL (Direct to Lung) inhale. High VG liquids offer incredible flavour, smooth throat hit, and large dense clouds. High VG e-liquids, also known as Sub Ohm liquids, perform best with low resistance vape coils. Coils with a resistance lower than 1.0ohm.

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The Independent British Vaping Trade Association is the largest UK trade association established to provide support to the independent vape industry.


Vaping is the act of inhaling vapor from a vape device's mouthpiece. The two most popular inhaling techniques are MTL (Mouth to Lung) and DTL (Direct to Lung) vaping.

Inhale Activation

Inhale-activation or auto-draw refers to vape devices, usually pod vape kits that are fitted with technology that instantly produce vapour when the mouthpiece is inhaled upon. Inhaling on the mouthpiece will trigger the device into operation mode, activating the battery to heat the coil and produce vapour. Inhale activated vape devices remove the need to fiddle with any buttons or settings, just inhale for instant vapour production. A great option for new vapers, or experienced vapers looking for hassle free vaping.


A rechargeable battery made of lithium-ion cobalt.


A rechargeable battery using lithium-ion manganese.

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This term typically refers to E-liquid, also known as vape juice or vape liquid.


Joules are used as a power measure in temperature control mods, where higher joule settings result in higher heat levels.

Japanese Cotton

This sought-after wicking material has excellent e-liquid retention because it's made without chemicals or bleaches during its production.


“Juuling" is a widely used term that emerged in 2017, and it simply means vaping with a Juul device.

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The "potentiometer" is a component placed between the battery and spring of a mechanical mod. It enables the mod to transform into a variable wattage device.

Kanthal Wire

The commonly used wire for building coils is known as coil wire. It comes in various resistances to suit different vaping preferences and needs.

Knuckle Head

An adjustable drip tip is a type of mouthpiece used in vaping that can be easily adjusted to different angles for a more customisable vaping experience.

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Lung Hit

The feeling a vaper experiences when they take a puff of vapour in a single breath. People who enjoy bigger vapour clouds often find this sensation appealing. However, trying to get larger hits and clouds can be risky as it may lead to burning the cotton in the vape device, which can have serious consequences for the vaper.

Low Resistance

Low resistance measurement, also known as subohm, is when the resistance is less than 1.000 ohms. An atomiser with a low OHM reading is used for vaping at low voltage. This produces more vapour but uses up more battery power.

Low Nicotine

Shortfill is a term commonly used for an e-liquid with low nicotine content, usually 6mg or less.


When an excessive amount of liquid spills into the cartridge, it can lead to leakage into the battery, causing damage.


Abbreviated term for lithium-ion batteries.


A lithium polymer rechargeable battery is a type of rechargeable battery that utilizes a polymer electrolyte to store and release energy.


LED stands for light-emitting diode. It emits light at the end of an e-cigarette, imitating the appearance of a regular cigarette.

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The energy storage capacity of a battery is measured in milliampere-hours (mAh).


A sort of vape that works by pressing a button.


A box style e-cigarettes, often used for sub-OHM vaping.

Mechanical Mod (Mech Mod)

A mechanical mod or device lacks any complex circuitry or electronics; it only consists of a basic circuit. When you press the button or switch, it completes the circuit, and this action activates the attached atomiser.


MG is the abbreviation for milligram strength per milliliter, which helps determine the nicotine concentration of the e-liquid.


The process of mixing solutions and flavours for vaping is called 'DIY Vaping.'

Mouth-To-Lung (MTL)

This action refers to inhaling the vapour, which resembles the draw of a cigarette, making it a popular choice for smokers trying to quit due to its familiar feel.

Mesh Coil

Typically, the atomiser bridge cover is made of stainless steel, and the mesh coil is commonly cylindrical in shape. Nevertheless, certain manufacturers provide a plate-like alternative.

Max VG

Max VG refers to an e-liquid with a lot of vegetable glycerin. Because it's thicker, it's better for sub-ohm coils and high wattage devices.


Menthol flavour comes from peppermint and is used in regular cigarettes and e-liquids. It gives a refreshing and long-lasting taste.


A term to describe smaller e-cigarette models.


The UK's Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is responsible for overseeing the vaping industry's rules. Before any e-liquid, including ours, can be sold, it must be submitted and approved by this agency to ensure it meets safety standards. You can check the agency's database to confirm our products are compliant and safe.

Micro USB

A Micro USB port is used to charge the battery.


A milliliter is a unit used to measure liquids. For electronic cigarettes, it tells you how much liquid the tank can hold, like when it says 2ml capacity.


The part of the e-cigarette that you put between your lips.

MG Strength

MG tells you how much nicotine is in one milliliter of e-liquid.

Milligram Strength

The milligram strength (mg) of an e-liquid tells you how much nicotine is in one milliliter (ml) of the liquid. For instance, if the e-liquid has 6mg strength, it means there are 6 milligrams of nicotine in each milliliter, which is equivalent to 0.6%. And if it's 18mg strength, there are 18 milligrams of nicotine in each milliliter, which is equal to 1.8%.

Multi Voltage

Multi-Voltage Is a type of mod that comes with various voltage settings which can be adjusted to the vaper’s desires.

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Nic Shot/Nicotine

A nic shot is a small bottle containing nicotine mixed with VG (vegetable glycerin) and PG (propylene glycol), usually with strengths between 18 to 20mg.


This substance is naturally present in tobacco and is included in e-Liquids to imitate the nicotine effect of regular cigarettes.

Nicotine Base

An unflavoured nicotine solution is used for making e-liquid to vape. It is meant to be mixed with flavours and other ingredients. You can choose different combinations of PG/VG and nicotine strengths to create the desired vape juice.

Nicotine Salt

Nic salts, which stands for nicotine salts, are a type of nicotine that gives a faster and stronger effect. This form of nicotine is more stable than regular (freebase) nicotine, so it gets absorbed more quickly and gives a smoother feeling in the throat.


No-Nic refers to nicotine-free e-liquid.

Nickel Wire

It's a special type of wire used to make coils for temperature-controlled vaping devices.

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The unit used to measure how much an electrical device resists the flow of electricity - in vaping, this mostly refers to the coil's resistance. It determines the suitable e-liquid and wattage for your vaping device.

Organic Cotton

Many vapers prefer using organic cotton for their e-cigarette wicks because it's a popular choice among them.


The vape trick of blowing a big ring of vapour.

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Propylene Glycol (PG)

Propylene Glycol (PG) is a clear, thick liquid. It tastes slightly sweet and doesn't have much smell.


Pod systems are tiny, easy-to-carry vaping devices. They usually have lower power but more nicotine. They're perfect for beginners who want to try vaping.

Public Health England

A government organisation that works hard to make people in the UK healthier and happier. They also try to make sure everyone has a fair chance to be healthy.

Pod Mod

Pod mods are vaping devices that cannot be customised and use a single pre-filled liquid pod that you throw away after using it. Nowadays, there are also disposable and refillable pods available that use nicotine liquids with salt-based ingredients.

Popcorn Lung

Bronchiolitis obliterans, also called popcorn lung, is a condition that harms the smallest air passages in the lungs, leading to coughing and difficulty breathing.


Each time you breathe out the vapour is called a puff.


Before using the coil in an e-cigarette, soaking it first helps reduce the chance of it getting burned. This soaking process is called priming.


Passthrough is when you can charge and use a vaping device at the same time.


Pen-Style refers to an e-cigarette that looks like a cylindrical pen.

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RDA stands for Rebuildable Dripping Atomiser. A Rebuildable Dripping Atomiser is a vaping device that gives you really tasty flavours and lets you create big, impressive clouds of vapour.


A Rebuildable Tank Atomiser is a special coil or atomiser that you can rebuild yourself. It can be used in a regular tank, giving you more control over your vaping experience.


The vaping ratio is the amount of PG (Propylene Glycol) compared to VG (Vegetable Glycerin) in e-liquids. People use different ratios to create different vaping experiences. If someone wants a stronger throat hit, they'll use more PG, while those who want bigger clouds would use more VG.


The coil's resistance is measured in ohms. As a result, it contributes to the amount of flavour and vapours produced by your device.


This term is used by experienced vapers to talk about a special vaping device that allows you to change the inside parts called coils and wicks. By doing this, you can customise your vaping experience to make it better and suit your preferences.


Refill means adding more e-juice to a tank or pod once it's empty. It's important to keep your tank filled or refill it promptly to avoid burning the coil inside.

Regulated Mods

A type of e-cigarette battery that uses a circuit board to regulate the current. They are considered safer than mechanical mods.

Ruyyan Cigarette 

The Ruyyan Cigarette was the first modern e-cigarette, invented by Hon Lik.


A Rebuildable Atomiser is a type of device used in vaping that can save you money and is easy to fix on your own.

Refillable Vape Pods

Refillable vape pods, also known as open system pods, can be filled with any vape juice you like. After the liquid in the pod is finished, you can refill it many times with more vape juice. Using refillable pods saves you more money compared to throw-away and pre-filled pods.

Replacement Coil

The replacement coil is a part of the atomiser/clearomiser that can burn out over time and needs to be changed when it stops working properly. It's a popular product because you can easily screw it in and out, which creates less waste and is cheaper than buying disposable tanks.

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Smoking Alternative

A smoking alternative is something that people use instead of regular cigarettes to try to be healthier. Vaping is one example of a smoking alternative, and it has been shown to be a good option for smokers who want to quit.

Smoking Sensation

The term smoking sensation means the feeling or experience that a person who used to smoke or currently smokes can recreate when they use a vaping device.


Short fills are bigger bottles of nicotine-free e-liquid with room at the top for a nic shot. Short fills enable you to mix to your preferred nicotine intensity using a 10ml vial of concentrated nicotine.


When you have e-liquid, the flavours inside it need some time to settle, get better, and become stronger. This process is called steeping. It means you let the vape juice rest for a while before using it. It's usually recommended to steep the flavours for at least two weeks before vaping, but some vapers prefer to steep them for even longer, sometimes for months.

Starter Kit

For beginners, it's best to go with a vape device kit. These kits are easier to use and designed specifically for people who are new to vaping.

Straight-to-Lung Hit

In a straight-to-lung hit, the vapour goes straight into your throat and lungs without passing through your mouth first. It's like taking a deep breath of air directly into your lungs.


Sub-ohm vaping means using coils with resistance less than one ohm. It's also called direct-to-lung vaping, where you inhale the vapour directly into your lungs. These devices are designed to produce large clouds of vapour. The coils used in sub-ohm vaping need a wide range of power settings, usually between 30 to 120 watts or even more, depending on the specific coil and its resistance. Typically, a regular sub-ohm coil would work well at around 40 to 70 watts of power.


A sugar substitute is a sweetener used instead of sugar to make food or drinks sweet. Sucralose is the most commonly used sweetener in e-liquids. Other sugar substitutes include stevia, neotame, xylitol, and ace k. These sweeteners are much sweeter than sugar, often being 10 to 100 times more potent.

Second Generation E-Cigarettes

Term used by scientists to describe modern e-cigarettes.

Stealth Vaping

The technique vapers use to reduce the amount of vapour they exhale is called stealth vaping. It's a way of being less noticeable while vaping.


Vape devices sometimes have a rubbery material that makes them easier to hold and prevents slipping. There are also useful silicone covers for batteries, ensuring safe carrying of spare batteries.

Stainless Steel Mesh

A material used to build wicks that can provide great flavour.


It's not very common, but squonking is when you squeeze a bottle of e-liquid directly onto the coil in your device. These squonk mods are not very popular because they add an extra and somewhat unnecessary step to the vaping process.

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Throat Hit

The sensation a vaper experiences when the vapour from their e-cigarette hits the back of their throat. Smokers and ex-smokers often seek this feeling when trying to quit smoking because it closely resembles the sensation of smoking a cigarette.


The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is a set of rules that control how e-cigarettes and e-liquids can be sold and made in the European Union. These rules started in May 2016. Before any e-cigarette or e-liquid can be sold in the EU, it must meet the TPD requirements.


The vape tank is like a container in your vaping device. It stores the e-liquid and creates the vapour that you inhale.


Temperature control

Titanium Coils

A different option than using nickel coils is to go for coils with higher resistance.


Filling in a cartridge with e-liquid.

Tube mod

A vaping device with a cylindrical shape.

Tobacco Harm Reduction

Efforts made to lessen the damage caused by tobacco smoking, such as assisting people in quitting smoking and encouraging the use of less harmful alternatives.

Tobacco and Related Products Regulations (TRPR)

The Tobacco and Related Product Regulations (TRPR) established certain rules to make sure that e-cigarettes and liquids containing nicotine meet safety and quality requirements. These rules aim to protect people's health in the European Union.

TPD Requirements

  • Vape tanks cannot hold more than 2ml of liquid.
  • E-liquid bottles cannot exceed a capacity of 10ml.
  • E-liquids containing nicotine cannot be stronger than 20mg/ml (2%).
  • Vape products with nicotine must have child-resistant and tamper-evident packaging to keep them safe from children.
  • Certain substances like colorings, caffeine, and taurine are not allowed in these products.
  • The packaging must have specific labels and warnings to help consumers make informed choices.
  • Manufacturers must notify and get approval from the MHRA (regulatory authority) before selling their vape devices and e-liquids.
  • Any products that don't meet these regulations are considered non-compliant and cannot be legally sold or used in the EU, including the UK.

Top Fill

A top-fill tank or pod allows you to fill it from the top instead of unscrewing the bottom part, which was the way many tanks used to be filled in the past. Top fill is more convenient because you can easily add liquid to your tank without the need to unscrew it from the device.

Type C

The latest version of the USB charging cable is gaining popularity over its predecessor because of its faster charging capabilities and symmetrical connection. The new cable design allows for quicker charging of devices and offers the convenience of being reversible, making it easier to plug in without worrying about the cable's orientation.

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Unregulated (Mod Device)

Regulation in a mod device means managing how much electricity flows from the battery to the vaporiser's coil.

Unprotected Battery

Be cautious with a certain type of battery that lacks built-in protection circuitry. It can be prone to overheating, short-circuiting, and overcharging, so handle it with care.

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Vegetable Glycerine (VG)

When you vape using Vegetable Glycerine (VG), it produces big clouds of vapor because the liquid is thick. If you have a small vaporizer that can't handle the VG well, it might build up inside the atomiser. Also, if you're allergic to propylene glycol (PG), it's best to use e-liquids with a higher VG content.

Vaper's Tongue

This word describes when a vaper temporarily loses their ability to taste the vape juice, which happens to many vapers from time to time. It usually lasts only a few days. There are ways to help speed up the process and get your taste buds back to normal.


A person who uses an electronic cigarette is called a vaper.


The act of using an electronic cigarette is known as vaping.

Vape Liquid

A term used to describe e-liquid is vape juice.


Vapour is the cloud that comes out of an electronic cigarette when you use it.

Variable Wattage (VW)

Allows a user to change the wattage on their device.

Vent Holes

Batteries have small openings that act as safety features to let out gases when needed.


When gases are released through the battery vent holes.

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Wattage (Watts)

Wattage is a measure of how much electricity an e-cigarette uses. If you use higher wattage, it will make your coil wear out quicker and shorten the battery life.


A wick is a cotton fiber that goes through the coil in a vape device. Its purpose is to soak up the e-liquid, preventing the coil from burning and enhancing the flavour when you vape.


The coil is constructed using a material with resistance.


When a wire is wound into a coil, the more wraps it has, the greater its resistance will be.

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Zero Nic

E-Liquid with no nicotine.

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