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Vapour vs. Vapor

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Vapournoun

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

Vapornoun

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

Vapournoun

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

Vapornoun

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

Vapournoun

(obsolete) Wind; flatulence.

Vaporverb

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

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Vapournoun

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

Vaporverb

(transitive) To turn into vapor.

Vapournoun

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

Vaporverb

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

Vapournoun

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

Vapornoun

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.’;

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Vapourverb

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

Vapornoun

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.’;

Vapourverb

(transitive) To turn into vapour.

‘to vapour away a heated fluid’;

Vapornoun

Wind; flatulence.

Vapourverb

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

Vapornoun

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.’;

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Vapourverb

To emit vapour or fumes.

Vapornoun

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

Vapournoun

a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance

Vapornoun

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

Vapournoun

the process of becoming a vapor

Vaporverb

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

Vaporverb

To emit vapor or fumes.

‘Running waters vapor not so much as standing waters.’;

Vaporverb

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.’;

Vaporverb

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.’;

Vapornoun

a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance

Vapornoun

the process of becoming a vapor

Vapor

In physics, a vapor (American English) or vapour (British English and Canadian English; see spelling differences) is a substance in the gas phase at a temperature lower than its critical temperature, which means that the vapor can be condensed to a liquid by increasing the pressure on it without reducing the temperature. A vapor is different from an aerosol.

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