• WordNet 3.6
    • n nebulizer a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nebulizer An atomizer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nebulizer An instrument for reducing a liquid to spray, for inhalation, disinfection, etc.; an atomizer.
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In literature:

The world vanishes; sight, hearing, smell, taste (unless we open our mouth), and breathing, are cut off; we have become nebulous.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
This comet is about 40,000 miles in diameter, and of that class termed nebulous, having no tail, and probably no solid nucleus.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction." by Various
Nebulous memories twisted all around me and I could grasp nothing.
"Lazarre" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Perhaps pictures may be projected on the nebulous back-ground.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, September 17, 1892" by Various
But I have an idea that at certain points Lytton was rather nebulous.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
As a group their consciousness of the city's industrial problems is still nebulous.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
An explanation nebulous enough to be sage!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864" by Various
She took some paper and essayed to frame some tempting, tender phrases, something nebulous and exciting, but she could not.
"His Excellency the Minister" by Jules Claretie
How easy it was to read that the Chevalier saw nothing, save in a nebulous way, of the wonderful panorama surrounding.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
Her ideas were seldom nebulous or slow in forming.
"The Voice in the Fog" by Harold MacGrath

In poetry:

Beyond the need of weeping,
Beyond the reach of hands,
May she be quietly sleeping,
In what dim nebulous lands?
Ah, she who understands!
"Vanitas" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
We were plighted with timid fidelity
To the very same nebulous mystery
As the cityscape spreading unendingly
Far beyond the Neva, through the distances.
"White Night" by Boris Pasternak
When I look from my window at night,
And the welkin above is all white,
All throbbing and panting with stars,
Among them majestic is standing
Sandalphon the angel, expanding
His pinions in nebulous bars.
"Sandalphon. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Little by little and one by one,
Out of the ether, were worlds created;
Star and planet and sea and sun,
All in the nebulous Nothing waited
Till the Nameless One Who has many a name
Called them to being and forth they came.
"One" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Oh thou complaining sea, that fillest the wide void spaces
Of the blue nebulous air with thy perpetual moan,
Day and night, day and night, out of thy desolate places—
Tell me thy terrible secret, oh Sea! what hast thou done.
"The Voice of Many Waters" by Kate Seymour Maclean
In the liquid vault of ether hung the starry gems of light,
Blazing with unwonted splendor on the ebon brow of night;
Far across the arching concave like a train of silver lay,
Nebulous, and white, and dreamy, heaven's star-wrought Milky Way.
"The Soul’s Destiny" by Effie Afton

In news:

For Metiri Group CEO Cheryl Lemke, "Web 2.0" isn't just a nebulous label for the latest and greatest online technologies.
Galaxy Question Ion Nebulizer and Vox Communicator .
And because it's the Internet and I can do that sort of thing, you'll find samples of Coupler 's dreamy music, Briggs' stunning art, Crofton's gloriously embittered comedy and Wilkinson's nebulous, nocturnal poetry after the jump.
Galaxy Question Ion Nebulizer and Vox Communicator.
Assemble the nebulizer according to its instructions.
A slide show depicting nebulizer use.
Nebulizers are used to treat asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and other conditions where inhaled medicines are indicated.
Nebulizers deliver a stream of medicated air to the lungs over a period of time.
Nebulizers designed for use with oxygen or air require high flows of heliox to create aerosol in the respirable range.
We often hear politicians talking about the price of democracy, usually in nebulous terms about something ephemeral.
THE EVIDENCE is mounting, but proof remains a nebulous thing.
A state-of-the-art, eFlow Technology nebulizer (PARI Pharma GmbH) has lifted one Denver Zoo orangutan 's health and spirits.
My relationship with Lissie's music stems from some rather nebulous roots.
A nebulous State Police investigation into the conduct of two off-duty Revere Police Officers this week is short on certainties and long on postulation.
Finding a common definition of SCM (supply chain management) can be as nebulous as describing color to a blind person or sound to a deaf person.

In science:

The faint nebulous extension, which is a (cid:147)companion(cid:148) galaxy, has narrow emission lines of [O II], [O III] and Hb at redshift 0.542 with R magnitude of 20.9.
Gamma-ray bursts, BL Lacs, Supernovae, and Interacting Galaxies
Wilhelm Herschel independently produced the first catalogues of nebulæ, and noticed remarkable concentrations of nebulæ on the sky.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
Many astronomers of the XIX and early XX century investigated the distribution of nebulæ in order to understand their relation to the local “sidereal system”, the Milky Way.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
In that paper, Zwicky correctly noticed that the masses of nebulæ, derived from rotation curves, are underestimated.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
The question of the origin of clusters of galaxies was addressed as soon as the extragalactic In 1927 Lundmark287 suggested that clusters could form nature of nebulæ was established.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters