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vaporize

[vey-puh-rahyz] /ˈveɪ pəˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), vaporized, vaporizing.
1.
to cause to change into vapor.
verb (used without object), vaporized, vaporizing.
2.
to become converted into vapor.
3.
to indulge in boastful talk; speak braggingly.
Also, especially British, vaporise.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; vapor + -ize
Related forms
vaporizable, adjective
revaporize, verb, revaporized, revaporizing.
unvaporized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vaporizable

vaporize

/ˈveɪpəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
to change or cause to change into vapour or into the gaseous state
2.
to evaporate or disappear or cause to evaporate or disappear, esp suddenly
3.
to destroy or be destroyed by being turned into a gas as a result of extreme heat (for example, generated by a nuclear explosion)
Derived Forms
vaporizable, vaporisable, adjective
vaporization, vaporisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for vaporizable

vaporize

v.

1630s, from vapor + -ize. Originally "smoke tobacco;" later "convert into vapor" (1803), and "spray with fine mist" (1900). Related: Vaporized; vaporizing.

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vaporizable in Medicine

vaporize va·por·ize (vā'pə-rīz')
v. va·por·ized, va·por·iz·ing, va·por·iz·es
To convert or be converted into a vapor.

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