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va·por·ize

 (vā′pə-rīz′)
tr. & intr.v. va·por·ized, va·por·iz·ing, va·por·iz·es
To convert or be converted into vapor.

va′por·iz′a·ble adj.
va′por·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

vaporize

(ˈveɪpəˌraɪz) or

vaporise

vb
1. (General Physics) 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. (General Physics) to destroy or be destroyed by being turned into a gas as a result of extreme heat (for example, generated by a nuclear explosion)
ˈvaporˌizable, ˈvaporˌisable adj
ˌvaporiˈzation, ˌvaporiˈsation n

va•por•ize

(ˈveɪ pəˌraɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to cause to change into vapor.
v.i.
2. to become converted into vapor.
[1625–35]
va′por•iz`a•ble, adj.
va`por•i•za′tion, n.
va′por•iz`er, n.

vaporize


Past participle: vaporized
Gerund: vaporizing

Imperative
vaporize
vaporize
Present
I vaporize
you vaporize
he/she/it vaporizes
we vaporize
you vaporize
they vaporize
Preterite
I vaporized
you vaporized
he/she/it vaporized
we vaporized
you vaporized
they vaporized
Present Continuous
I am vaporizing
you are vaporizing
he/she/it is vaporizing
we are vaporizing
you are vaporizing
they are vaporizing
Present Perfect
I have vaporized
you have vaporized
he/she/it has vaporized
we have vaporized
you have vaporized
they have vaporized
Past Continuous
I was vaporizing
you were vaporizing
he/she/it was vaporizing
we were vaporizing
you were vaporizing
they were vaporizing
Past Perfect
I had vaporized
you had vaporized
he/she/it had vaporized
we had vaporized
you had vaporized
they had vaporized
Future
I will vaporize
you will vaporize
he/she/it will vaporize
we will vaporize
you will vaporize
they will vaporize
Future Perfect
I will have vaporized
you will have vaporized
he/she/it will have vaporized
we will have vaporized
you will have vaporized
they will have vaporized
Future Continuous
I will be vaporizing
you will be vaporizing
he/she/it will be vaporizing
we will be vaporizing
you will be vaporizing
they will be vaporizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vaporizing
you have been vaporizing
he/she/it has been vaporizing
we have been vaporizing
you have been vaporizing
they have been vaporizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vaporizing
you will have been vaporizing
he/she/it will have been vaporizing
we will have been vaporizing
you will have been vaporizing
they will have been vaporizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vaporizing
you had been vaporizing
he/she/it had been vaporizing
we had been vaporizing
you had been vaporizing
they had been vaporizing
Conditional
I would vaporize
you would vaporize
he/she/it would vaporize
we would vaporize
you would vaporize
they would vaporize
Past Conditional
I would have vaporized
you would have vaporized
he/she/it would have vaporized
we would have vaporized
you would have vaporized
they would have vaporized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vaporize - kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shootingvaporize - kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting; "in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
2.vaporize - turn into gasvaporize - turn into gas; "The substance gasified"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
sublime, sublimate - change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting; "sublime iodine"; "some salts sublime when heated"
3.vaporize - lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residuevaporize - lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
transpire - exude water vapor; "plants transpire"
4.vaporize - decrease rapidly and disappearvaporize - decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
fell, vanish, fly - pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"

vaporize

verb
To pass off as vapor, especially when heated:
Translations
vypařovat se
fordampe
breyta í gufu
vyparovať sa
buharlaşmak

vaporize

[ˈveɪpəraɪz]
B. VIvaporizarse, volatilizarse

vaporize

[ˈveɪpəraɪz] vaporise (British)
vtvaporiser
vise vaporiser

vaporize

vt (by boiling etc) → verdampfen; (naturally) → verdunsten lassen
vi (by boiling etc) → verdampfen; (naturally) → verdunsten

vaporize

[ˈveɪpəˌraɪz]
1. vtvaporizzare
2. vivaporizzarsi

vapour

(American) vapor (ˈveipə) noun
1. the gas-like form into which a substance can be changed by heating. water vapour.
2. mist, fumes or smoke in the air. Near the marshes the air was filled with a strange-smelling vapour.
ˈvaporize, ˈvaporise verb
to (cause to) change into a gas-like state.

va·por·ize

v. vaporizar, convertir una sustancia en gas o vapor.
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