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Vapour vs. Vapor

Vapour and Vapor Definitions

Vapour

Variant of vapor.

Vapor

The gaseous state of a substance that is liquid or solid at room temperature.

Vapour

A visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance

Vapor

A faintly visible suspension of fine particles of matter in the air, as mist, fumes, or smoke.

Vapour

The process of becoming a vapor

Vapor

A mixture of fine droplets of a substance and air, as the fuel mixture of an internal-combustion engine.
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Vapor

Something insubstantial, worthless, or fleeting.

Vapor

A fantastic or foolish idea.

Vapor

Exhalations within a bodily organ, especially the stomach, supposed to affect the mental or physical condition. Used with the.

Vapor

A nervous disorder such as depression or hysteria. Used with the.

Vapor

To fill or cover with vapor
Perfume vapored the room.

Vapor

To vaporize
“You wished you'd seen one of the monster shots that vapored an atoll way back when” (Don DeLillo).
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Vapor

To give off vapor.

Vapor

To evaporate
The fog vapored away.

Vapor

To engage in idle, boastful talk
Vapored on about his accomplishments.

Vapor

Cloudy diffused matter such as mist, steam or fumes suspended in the air.

Vapor

The gaseous state of a substance that is normally a solid or liquid.

Vapor

Something insubstantial, fleeting, or transitory; unreal fancy; vain imagination; idle talk; boasting.
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Vapor

(dated) Any medicinal agent designed for administration in the form of inhaled vapour.

Vapor

Hypochondria; melancholy; the blues; hysteria, or other nervous disorder.

Vapor

(obsolete) Wind; flatulence.

Vapor

(intransitive) To become vapor; to be emitted or circulated as vapor.

Vapor

(transitive) To turn into vapor.
To vapor away a heated fluid

Vapor

To emit vapor or fumes.

Vapor

(intransitive) To use insubstantial language; to boast or bluster.

Vapor

(transitive) To give (someone) the vapors; to depress, to bore.

Vapor

Any substance in the gaseous, or aëriform, state, the condition of which is ordinarily that of a liquid or solid.
Vapor is any substance in the gaseous condition at the maximum of density consistent with that condition. This is the strict and proper meaning of the word vapor.

Vapor

In a loose and popular sense, any visible diffused substance floating in the atmosphere and impairing its transparency, as smoke, fog, etc.
The vapour which that fro the earth glood [glided].
Fire and hail; snow and vapors; stormy wind fulfilling his word.

Vapor

Wind; flatulence.

Vapor

Something unsubstantial, fleeting, or transitory; unreal fancy; vain imagination; idle talk; boasting.
For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

Vapor

An old name for hypochondria, or melancholy; the blues.

Vapor

A medicinal agent designed for administration in the form of inhaled vapor.

Vapor

To pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance, whether visible or invisible, to steam; to be exhaled; to evaporate.

Vapor

To emit vapor or fumes.
Running waters vapor not so much as standing waters.

Vapor

To talk idly; to boast or vaunt; to brag.
Poets used to vapor much after this manner.
We vapor and say, By this time Matthews has beaten them.

Vapor

To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid.
He'd laugh to see one throw his heart away,Another, sighing, vapor forth his soul.

Vapor

A visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance

Vapor

The process of becoming a vapor

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