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vapor

va·por

vapor

 
 
pronunciation:
veI pr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: tiny particles of a liquid or solid suspended in or diffused through air or gas, such as smoke or mist.
synonyms:
mist
similar words:
fog, fumes, haze, miasma, moisture, smoke, spray, steam
definition 2: in physics or chemistry, particles of a substance distributed as a gas below the substance's actual boiling point.
definition 3: a liquid or solid brought to a gaseous state by heat, a drop in pressure, or the like.
definition 4: the mixture of gasoline droplets and air burned in an internal combustion engine.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: vapored, vaporing, vapors
definition: to cause to rise or diffuse as a vapor; vaporize; evaporate.
synonyms:
evaporate, vaporize, volatilize
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to rise or diffuse as a vapor; evaporate.
synonyms:
evaporate, vaporize, volatilize
definition 2: to emit or give rise to vapor; atomize.
similar words:
steam
derivations: vaporable (adj.), vaporlike (adj.)
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