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addaword.gifdefinition of e-cigarette

noun
(also electronic cigarette)
a device in the form of a small white stick resembling a cigarette that delivers nicotine straight to the lungs
E-cigarettes give smokers a dose of nicotine without the tar, smoke and other chemicals that do the most harm.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/06/2013 08:55:00
Definition of e-cigarette from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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