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  • 1 vapor — I. noun Etymology: Middle English vapour, from Anglo French vapor, from Latin, steam, vapor Date: 14th century 1. diffused matter (as smoke or fog) suspended floating in the air and impairing its transparency 2. a. a substance in the gaseous… …

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  • 2 vapor — [vā′pər] n. [ME vapour < Anglo Fr < MFr vapeur < L vapor < IE base * wep , to give off vapors] 1. a) visible particles of moisture floating in the air, as fog, mist, or steam b) any cloudy or imperceptible exhalation, as smoke or… …

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  • 3 Vapor — Va por, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Vapored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vaporing}.] [From {Vapor}, n.: cf. L. vaporare.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance, whether visible or invisible, to steam;… …

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  • 4 vapor — vaporable, adj. vaporability, n. vaporer, n. vaporless, adj. vaporlike, adj. /vay peuhr/, n. 1. a visible exhalation, as fog, mist, steam, smoke, or noxious gas, diffused through or suspended in the air: the vapors rising from the bogs. 2.… …

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  • 5 Vapor Trails Tour — infobox concert tour concert tour name = Vapor Trails Tour image caption = type=Western Hemisphere locations=North America, South America album= Vapor Trails artist = Rush start date = June 28, 2002 end date = November 23, 2002 number of legs = 1 …

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  • 6 Mercury-vapor lamp — Mercury Lamp redirects here. For the character in the Rozen Maiden anime and manga, see Characters of Rozen Maiden. A 175 watt mercury vapor yard light approximately 15 seconds after starting …

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  • 7 To blow off — Blow Blow, v. i. [imp. {Blew} (bl[=u]); p. p. {Blown} (bl[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blowing}.] [OE. blawen, blowen, AS. bl[=a]wan to blow, as wind; akin to OHG. pl[=a]jan, G. bl[ a]hen, to blow up, swell, L. flare to blow, Gr. ekflai nein to spout… …

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  • 8 give off — Synonyms and related words: aerate, aerify, atomize, bleed, blow, breathe out, carbonate, chlorinate, discharge, distill, effuse, egest, eliminate, emit, etherify, etherize, evacuate, evaporate, excrete, exfiltrate, exhale, exhaust, expire,… …

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  • 9 evaporate — verb ( rated; rating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin evaporatus, past participle of evaporare, from e + vapor steam, vapor Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to convert into vapor; also to dissipate or draw off in vapor or fumes b.… …

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  • 10 exhale — ex•hale [[t]ɛksˈheɪl, ɛkˈseɪl[/t]] v. haled, hal•ing 1) phl to emit breath or vapor; breathe out 2) to pass off as vapor; pass off as an effluence 3) phl to breathe out; emit (air, vapor, sound, etc.) 4) to give off as vapor 5) to draw out as a… …

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  • 11 exhale — /eks hayl , ek sayl /, v., exhaled, exhaling. v.i. 1. to emit breath or vapor; breathe out. 2. to pass off as vapor; pass off as an effluence. v.t. 3. to breathe out; emit (air, vapor, sound, etc.): to exhale a sigh. 4. to give off as vapor: The… …

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  • 12 Evaporate — E*vap o*rate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evaporated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evaporating}.] [L. evaporatus, p. p. of evaporare; e out + vapor steam or vapor. See {Vapor}.] 1. To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in visible… …

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  • 13 Evaporated — Evaporate E*vap o*rate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evaporated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evaporating}.] [L. evaporatus, p. p. of evaporare; e out + vapor steam or vapor. See {Vapor}.] 1. To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in… …

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  • 14 Evaporating — Evaporate E*vap o*rate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evaporated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evaporating}.] [L. evaporatus, p. p. of evaporare; e out + vapor steam or vapor. See {Vapor}.] 1. To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in… …

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  • 15 evaporate — /i vap euh rayt /, v., evaporated, evaporating. v.i. 1. to change from a liquid or solid state into vapor; pass off in vapor. 2. to give off moisture. 3. to disappear; vanish; fade: His hopes evaporated. v.t. 4. to convert into a gaseous state or …

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  • 16 steam — I. noun Etymology: Middle English stem, from Old English stēam; akin to Dutch stoom steam Date: before 12th century 1. a vapor arising from a heated substance 2. a. the invisible vapor into which water is converted when heated to the boiling… …

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  • 17 evaporate — e•vap•o•rate [[t]ɪˈvæp əˌreɪt[/t]] v. rat•ed, rat•ing 1) phs to change from a liquid or solid state into vapor; pass off in vapor 2) phs to give off moisture 3) to disappear; vanish; fade: His hopes evaporated[/ex] 4) phs to convert into a… …

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  • 18 evaporate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. emanate, pass off, escape; vaporize, distill; condense, solidify, dehydrate, desiccate; vanish, disappear. See dryness, insubstantiality, vapor, transientness. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To vaporize] Syn …

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  • 19 volatilize — SYN: evaporate. * * * vol·a·til·ize also Brit vol·a·til·ise väl ət əl .īz, Brit also və lat vb, ized also Brit ised; iz·ing also Brit is·ing vt to make volatile esp to cause to pass off in vapor vi to pass off in vapo …

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  • 20 volatilize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1657 transitive verb to make volatile; especially to cause to pass off in vapor intransitive verb to pass off in vapor • volatilizable adjective • volatilization noun …

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