vaporization


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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.

vaporization

The process of change of state of a solid or liquid to a vapor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaporization - annihilation by vaporizing somethingvaporization - annihilation by vaporizing something
annihilation, obliteration - destruction by annihilating something
2.vaporization - the process of becoming a vaporvaporization - the process of becoming a vapor  
boiling - the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
clouding, clouding up - the process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change - a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
smoke, smoking - a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion; "the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles"
Translations

vaporization

[ˌveɪpərəɪˈzeɪʃən] Nvaporización f

vaporization

n (by boiling etc) → Verdampfung f; (natural) → Verdunstung f

va·por·i·za·tion

n. vaporización.
1. acción o efecto de vaporizar;
2. uso terapéutico de vapores.

vaporization

n vaporización f
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