humidifier vs vaporizer

humidifier vaporizer


  • 1) A device that is used to increase the humidity of the air.
  • 2) A device for increasing the humidity in a room, greenhouse, or other enclosure.
  • 3) A device that increases the moisture content of the air; -- used to avoid excessive dryness in buildings, which can cause irritation to the throat. Compare dehumidifier.
  • 4) One who or that which humidifies or moistens; specifieally, a mechanical device for moistening the atmosphere, as in a textile-factory, to keep it at a desired degree of relative humidity.


  • 1) medicine A device with a heating element, used to vaporize a liquid solution with medicine. The produced vapor condensates into fine aerosols, forming a mist inside the device, to be inhaled by the patient for delivery of the medicine into the lungs.
  • 2) A device with a heating element, used to vaporize a liquid.
  • 3) One that vaporizes, especially a device used to vaporize medicine for inhalation.
  • 4) One who, or that which, vaporizes, or converts into vapor.
  • 5) a device that puts out a substance in the form of a vapor (especially for medicinal inhalation)
  • 6) One who or that which vaporizes or convertsinto vapor; a form of atomizer. Also spelled vaporiser.
  • 7) Specifically, a carbureter, or device by which liquid hydrocarbon, moving rapidly in a fine state of division in a current of air, becomes an explosive mixture with the air, or makes an air-gas mixed with the necessary air for combustion.


  • 1) Use a humidifier in heated rooms to prevent dry air irritating your throat.
  • 2) humidifiers help counteract this effect by putting moisture back into the air.
  • 3) ‘Use blackout curtains, eye covers, earplugs, extra blankets, a fan, a humidifier or other devices to create an environment that suits your needs.’
  • 4) ‘Change the filters in appliances like humidifiers and air conditioners.’
  • 5) ‘Avoid humidifiers when possible because moist air promotes dust mite infestation.’
  • 6) ‘A humidifier can bring moist balance back into your home and health.’
  • 7) ‘Putting a cool-mist humidifier in the room often helps children breath easier.’
  • 8) ‘A room humidifier must be cleaned every few days, not every few weeks or months, he emphasized.’
  • 9) ‘If none of the other suggestions works, try some saline nasal spray (and maybe a humidifier in your room).’
  • 10) ‘He looks sick, curled under a blanket with a humidifier in the room, shadows under his eyes and his hands folded over his chest.’
  • 11) ‘Moisture is added to some heating systems today by placing a humidifier on the furnace or in the room.’
  • 12) ‘It is thought an electrical fault caused the humidifier to catch fire.’
  • 13) ‘If using cool mist or ultrasonic humidifiers, clean appliances according to manufacturer's instructions and refill with fresh water daily.’
  • 14) ‘Appliances such as humidifiers, kerosene and gas heaters, and gas stoves add moisture to the air.’
  • 15) ‘As with other types of humidifiers, your furnace humidifier will need to be cleaned and disinfected according to the manufacturer's instructions.’
  • 16) ‘Turn off certain appliances (such as humidifiers or kerosene heaters) if you notice moisture on windows and other surfaces.’
  • 17) ‘Mechanical humidifiers add large quantities of moisture to the air and should not be used if paint peeling is a problem.’
  • 18) ‘Most cool-mist humidifiers come with a filter to clean the air before it's humidified.’
  • 19) ‘Cigar humidifiers can also be used in cigar rooms, display cases, and large armoires.’
  • 20) ‘If not already present, you should consider adding a humidifier to the central heating system of your home.’
  • 21) ‘First and foremost, follow the manufacturer's instructions to clean a humidifier.’
  • 22) ‘Use a humidifier in the winter to help keep indoor air moist.’


  • 1) ‘Using a cool-mist vaporizer to humidify the air may help soothe irritated breathing passages and relieve coughing.’
  • 2) ‘Use a vaporizer at night to keep your nasal passages from drying out.’
  • 3) ‘Putting a vaporizer or humidifier in your child's room may help him breathe.’
  • 4) ‘Essential oils can be added to bath water, dropped onto a tissue or handkerchief, added to a vaporiser, or used in massage lotions.’
  • 5) ‘Try sitting the child in a steamy bathroom, using a vaporiser or placing a damp towel near a radiator to create moist air.’

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