What does vaporize mean?

Definitions for vaporize
ˈveɪ pəˌraɪzva·por·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zap, vaporizeverb

    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, aerifyverb

    turn into gas

    "The substance gasified"

  3. evaporate, vaporize, vaporiseverb

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

    "evaporate milk"

  4. vanish, fly, vaporizeverb

    decrease rapidly and disappear

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


  1. vaporizeverb

    Turn into vapour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaporizeverb

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vaporiser.]

  2. Vaporizeverb

    to pass off in vapor

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vaporiser.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaporize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaporize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of vaporize in a Sentence

  1. Sari Koshetz:

    The safety of our officers and passengers can be placed at risk, anything that is corrosive, explosive or flammable and anything that can vaporize into a toxic substance is not permitted on an airplane.

  2. Jill Waibel:

    We're literally going to steam the scar tissue away, and those little, tiny holes where we vaporize the scar, the body will heal as normal skin.

  3. United States:

    It would vaporize the oil and gas boom in the United States, there is palpable concern in the oil and gas industry.

  4. Michelle Gomez:

    It felt like a sweet victory, 'You can vaporize me but it's not gonna make me any different. I'm just gonna come back stronger.' A little different though, but she's definitely back with a vengeance.

  5. Dave Barry:

    We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it.

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