Definitions for vapourˈveɪ pər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vapour

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vapor, vapour(noun)

    a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance

  2. vaporization, vaporisation, vapor, vapour, evaporation(noun)

    the process of becoming a vapor


  1. vapour(Noun)

    The gas phase component of a liquid or solid.

  2. vapour(Noun)

    The gaseous state of a substance that is normally a solid or liquid.

  3. vapour(Verb)

    To become vapour; to be emitted or circulated as vapour.

  4. vapour(Verb)

    To turn into vapour.

  5. vapour(Verb)

    To use insubstantial language; to boast or bluster.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Smith:

    We fully support innovation in tobacco products, including vapour products.

  2. Alison Parker:

    Once the waste is in the holding chamber we use membranes that take water out as vapour, which can then be condensed and available for people to use in their homes, the pathogens remain in the waste at the bottom of the holding chamber, so the water is basically pure and clean.

  3. Blaise Pascal, quoted by Rebecca West in BLACK LAMB AND GREY FALCON: A JOURNEY THROUGH YUGOSLAVIA, 1940:

    Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed. The entire universe need not arm itself to crush him. A vapour, a drop of water, suffices to kill him. But if the universe were to crush him, man would still be more noble than that which killed him, because he knows that he dies and the advantage which the universe has over him; the universe knows nothing of this.

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