"vapor" Definition

  1. n. Any substance in the gaseous, or aeriform, state, the condition of which is ordinarily that of a liquid or solid.
  2. n. In a loose and popular sense, any visible diffused substance floating in the atmosphere and impairing its transparency, as smoke, fog, etc.
  3. n. Wind; flatulence.
  4. n. Something unsubstantial, fleeting, or transitory; unreal fancy; vain imagination; idle talk; boasting.
  5. n. An old name for hypochondria, or melancholy; the blues.
  6. n. A medicinal agent designed for administration in the form of inhaled vapor.
  7. n. To pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance, whether visible or invisible, to steam; to be exhaled; to evaporate.
  8. n. To emit vapor or fumes.
  9. n. To talk idly; to boast or vaunt; to brag.
  10. v. t. To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid.

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Position in dictionary: 106880 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., n., n., n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "vapor": 23
Words that end with "vapor": 1
Words that contain "vapor": 32
Next words in dictionary: vaporability, vaporable, vaporate, vaporation, vapored
Previous words in dictionary: vapidity, vapid, vap, vanward, vantbrass

English Dictionary Definition of vapor

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