vaporous

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va·por·ous

 (vā′pər-əs)
adj.
1. Relating to or resembling vapor: "They saw wild horses racing on the plain ... leaving in the moonlight a vaporous dust" (Cormac McCarthy).
2.
a. Producing vapors; volatile.
b. Full of vapors.
3. Insubstantial, vague, or ethereal: "the imponderable mysterious and vaporous illusions of twilight" (John C. Powys).
4. Extravagantly fanciful; high-flown: vaporous conjecture.

va′por·os′i·ty (vā′pə-rŏs′ĭ-tē), va′por·ous·ness (-pər-əs-nĭs) n.
va′por·ous·ly adv.

vaporous

(ˈveɪpərəs)
adj
1. resembling or full of vapour
2. (General Physics) another word for vaporific
3. lacking permanence or substance; ephemeral or fanciful
4. given to foolish imaginings
5. dulled or obscured by an atmosphere of vapour
ˈvaporously adv
ˈvaporousness, vaporosity n

va•por•ous

(ˈveɪ pər əs)

adj.
1. having the form of vapor: a vaporous cloud.
2. full of vapor; foggy.
3. giving off or obscured by vapor.
4. diaphanous: vaporous fabrics.
5. vaguely formed, fanciful, or unsubstantial.
[1520–30]
va′por•ous•ly, adv.
va′por•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vaporous - so thin as to transmit lightvaporous - so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
2.vaporous - resembling or characteristic of vaporvaporous - resembling or characteristic of vapor; "vaporous clouds"
gaseous - existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"
3.vaporous - filled with vaporvaporous - filled with vapor; "miasmic jungles"; "a vaporous bog"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"

vaporous

adjective
So light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film:
Translations

vaporous

[ˈveɪpərəs] ADJvaporoso

vaporous

adj
(= like vapour)dampfförmig; (= full of vapour)dunstig; (= of vapour)Dunst-; vaporous mists rising from the swampDünste, die aus dem Sumpf aufsteigen; vaporous gases round the planetnebelartige Gase um den Planeten
(liter: = fanciful) → nebulös, verblasen (geh)