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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British Vapor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The gas phase component of a liquid or solid.
  • n. The gaseous state of a substance that is normally a solid or liquid.
  • v. To become vapour; to be emitted or circulated as vapour.
  • v. To turn into vapour.
  • v. To use insubstantial language; to boast or bluster.
  • v. To become vapour; to be emitted or circulated as vapour.
  • v. To turn into vapour.
  • v. To use insubstantial language; to boast or bluster.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See vapor, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
  • n. the process of becoming a vapor

Etymologies

From Old French, from Latin vapor ("steam, heat") (Wiktionary)

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