vaporific


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va·por·if·ic

 (vā′pə-rĭf′ĭk)
adj.
1. Producing or turning to vapor.
2. Having the nature of vapor; vaporous.

vaporific

(ˌveɪpəˈrɪfɪk)
adj
1. (General Physics) producing, causing, or tending to produce vapour
2. (General Physics) of, concerned with, or having the nature of vapour
3. (General Physics) tending to become vapour; volatile
Also: vaporous
[C18: from New Latin vaporificus, from Latin vapor steam + facere to make]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vaporific - (used of substances) capable of being volatilized
volatile - evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures; "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"
2.vaporific - resembling or characteristic of vaporvaporific - resembling or characteristic of vapor; "vaporous clouds"
gaseous - existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"
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