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vaporize

va·por·ize

vaporize

 
pronunciation:
veI p raIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: vaporized, vaporizes, vaporizing
definition: to cause to become or diffuse as a vapor or gas; atomize; evaporate.
In the process of distilling, water is vaporized, leaving behind heavy minerals.
antonyms:
condense
similar words:
evaporate, vapor
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become converted into or diffused as a vapor; evaporate.
antonyms:
condense
similar words:
evaporate, vapor
derivations: vaporizable (adj.), vaporization (n.)