adverb see vaporous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vaporously — See vaporosity. * * * …   Universalium

  • vaporously — adv. with vapor; in a vaporous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vaporously — va·por·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • vaporously — adverb see vaporous * * * vāˈporously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑vapour …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaporous — vaporously, adv. vaporousness, vaporosity /vay peuh ros i tee/, n. /vay peuhr euhs/, adj. 1. having the form or characteristics of vapor: a vaporous cloud. 2. full of or abounding in vapor; foggy; misty: a vaporous twilight. 3. producing or… …   Universalium

  • vaporous — adjective Date: 1527 1. consisting or characteristic of vapor 2. producing vapors ; volatile 3. containing or obscured by vapors ; misty 4. a. ethereal, unsubstantial b. consisting of or indulging in vaporings • vaporously …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vaporous — /ˈveɪpərəs/ (say vaypuhruhs) adjective 1. full of vapour; foggy or misty. 2. dimmed or obscured with vapour. 3. of the form of vapour; unsubstantial. 4. given to fanciful or foolish ideas or discourse. {Latin vapōrus} –vaporously, adverb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • vaporous — [vā′pər əs] adj. [LL vaporosus] 1. giving off or forming vapor 2. full of vapor; foggy; misty 3. like, having the nature of, or characteristic of vapor 4. a) fleeting, unsubstantial, fanciful, etc.: said of things, ideas, etc. b) …   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

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