vapour
Vapor Va"por, v. t. To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. [Written also {vapour}.] [1913 Webster]

He'd laugh to see one throw his heart away, Another, sighing, vapor forth his soul. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vapour — est un système de distribution de contenu automatique. En clair Vapour est un logiciel permettant de gérer les mods de jeux vidéo un peu à l image de Steam. Il sait aussi gérer (installer, mettre à jour, désinstaller) les cartes non officielles… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vapour — is spelt our in BrE and vapor in AmE. Derivatives such as vapourless and vapourish follow the spellings of the root forms, but vaporous (adjective) vaporize (verb), and vaporizer (noun) are spelt or in both BrE and AmE …   Modern English usage

  • vapour — (US vapor) ► NOUN 1) moisture or another substance diffused or suspended in the air. 2) Physics a gaseous substance that can be liquefied by pressure alone. 3) (the vapours) dated a fit of faintness, nervousness or depression. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • vapour — [vā′pər] n., vi., vt. Brit. sp. of VAPOR …   English World dictionary

  • vapour — n. & v. (US vapor) n. 1 moisture or another substance diffused or suspended in air, e.g. mist or smoke. 2 Physics a gaseous form of a normally liquid or solid substance (cf. GAS). 3 a medicinal agent for inhaling. 4 (in pl.) archaic a state of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vapour — (BrE) (AmE vapor) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ water … OF VAPOUR/VAPOR ▪ cloud ▪ There was a hissing sound, and clouds of vapour were emitted. VERB + VAPOUR/VAPOR …   Collocations dictionary

  • vapour — /ˈveɪpə / (say vaypuh) noun 1. a visible exhalation, as fog, mist, condensed steam, smoke, etc. 2. a substance in the gaseous state (sometimes restricted to substances in the gaseous state when below their critical points); a gas. 3. matter… …   Australian English dictionary

  • vapour — Vapor Va por, n. [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. ? smoke, ? to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. {Vapid}.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vapour — n. to emit a vapour * * * [ veɪpə] vapour trail n. to leave a vapour (high flying aircraft leave vapours) to emit a vapour vapor trail …   Combinatory dictionary

  • vapour — 1. noun /ˈveɪpə/ a) The gas phase component of a liquid or solid. b) The gaseous state of a substance that is normally a solid or liquid. 2. verb /ˈveɪpə/ a) To become vapour; to be emitted or circu …   Wiktionary

  • vapour — [[t]ve͟ɪpə(r)[/t]] vapours N VAR Vapour consists of tiny drops of water or other liquids in the air, which appear as mist. ...water vapour. (in AM, use vapor) …   English dictionary

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