Definitions for vaporizeˈveɪ pəˌraɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

va•por•izeˈveɪ pəˌraɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to cause to change into vapor.

    Category: Physics

  2. (v.i.)to become converted into vapor.

    Category: Physics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zap, vaporize(verb)

    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"

  2. gasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerify(verb)

    turn into gas

    "The substance gasified"

  3. evaporate, vaporize, vaporise(verb)

    lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue

    "evaporate milk"

  4. vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)

    decrease rapidly and disappear

    "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"


  1. vaporize(Verb)

    Turn into vapour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaporize(verb)

    to convert into vapor, as by the application of heat, whether naturally or artificially

  2. Vaporize(verb)

    to pass off in vapor


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