What does vapour mean?

Definitions for vapourˈveɪ pər

Here are all the 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vapour

    Vapor, vā′pur, n. the gas into which most liquids and solids are convertible by heat: the condition of a body when it becomes gas by heat: water in the atmosphere: anything vain or transitory: (pl.) a disease of nervous weakness in which a variety of strange images float before the mind, temporary depression of spirits, dejection.—v.i. to pass off in vapour: to evaporate: to boast: to brag.—v.t. to make to pass into vapour: to cause to dissolve into gas, thin air, or other unsubstantial thing: (rare) to depress, dispirit: (obs.) to bully.—adjs. Vā′porable, Vā′porisable, capable of being converted into vapour.—n. Vaporā′rium, a Russian bath.—adjs. Vaporif′erous, producing vapour; Vaporif′ic, converting into steam or other vapour; Vā′poriform, existing in the form of vapour.—n. Vaporisā′tion.—v.t. Vā′porise, to convert into vapour.—v.i. to pass off in vapour.—adj. Vā′porish, full of vapours: hypochondriacal: peevish.—n. Vaporom′eter, an instrument for measuring the pressure of a vapour.—adjs. Vā′porous, Vā′porose, full of or like vapour: vain: affected with the vapours: unsubstantial, vainly imaginative.—adv. Vā′porously.—ns. Vā′porousness, Vaporos′ity; Vā′pour-bath, an apparatus for bathing the body in vapour of water.—adj. Vā′poured, full of vapours: affected with the vapours.—ns. Vā′pourer, one who vapours, a boaster; Vā′pouring, windy or ostentatious talk.—adv. Vā′pouringly.—adj. Vā′poury, full of vapour: affected with the vapours: peevish. [Fr.,—L. vapor.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vapour in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vapour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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