What does vapor mean?

Definitions for vapor
ˈveɪ pərva·por

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vapor.

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

Wiktionary

  1. vapor(Noun)

    Cloudy diffused matter such as mist, steam or fumes suspended in the air.

    Etymology: From vapor.

  2. vapor(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From vapor.

  3. vapor(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From vapor.

  4. vapor(Verb)

    To turn into vapor.

    Etymology: From vapor.

  5. vapor(Verb)

    To use insubstantial language; to boast or bluster.

    Etymology: From vapor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vapor(noun)

    any substance in the gaseous, or aeriform, state, the condition of which is ordinarily that of a liquid or solid

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  2. Vapor(noun)

    in a loose and popular sense, any visible diffused substance floating in the atmosphere and impairing its transparency, as smoke, fog, etc

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  3. Vapor(noun)

    wind; flatulence

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  4. Vapor(noun)

    something unsubstantial, fleeting, or transitory; unreal fancy; vain imagination; idle talk; boasting

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  5. Vapor(noun)

    an old name for hypochondria, or melancholy; the blues

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  6. Vapor(noun)

    a medicinal agent designed for administration in the form of inhaled vapor

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  7. Vapor(noun)

    to pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance, whether visible or invisible, to steam; to be exhaled; to evaporate

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  8. Vapor(noun)

    to emit vapor or fumes

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  9. Vapor(noun)

    to talk idly; to boast or vaunt; to brag

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

  10. Vapor(verb)

    to send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid

    Etymology: [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. smoke, to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.]

Freebase

  1. Vapor

    A vapor or vapour is a substance in the gas phase at a temperature lower than its critical point. This means that the vapor can be condensed to a liquid or to a solid by increasing its pressure without reducing the temperature. For example, water has a critical temperature of 374 °C, which is the highest temperature at which liquid water can exist. In the atmosphere at ordinary temperatures, therefore, gaseous water will condense to liquid if its partial pressure is increased sufficiently. A vapor may co-exist with a liquid. When this is true, the two phases will be in equilibrium, and the gas partial pressure will equal the equilibrium vapor pressure of the liquid.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vapor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vapor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of vapor in a Sentence

  1. Chip Paul:

    We think the cannabis market will mimic and mirror the tobacco market, we think they will see this (vapor) as a safer alternative.

  2. American Vaping Association:

    We strongly disagree that e-Vapor products are a gateway product.

  3. Sassan Saatchi:

    The trees need to transpire to cool themselves and to add more water vapor into the atmosphere. But the soil doesn't have extra water for the trees to pull in, if this continues, the forest may no longer be able to sustain itself.

  4. Hoksand Lau:

    I think the vapor wake will be very essential to the department, where we will be able to fill in any type of security gap.

  5. Daron Hall:

    Their jobs are hard enough, without having to sort out what kind of smoke or vapor they may see.

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