Definitions

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  • v. Alternative spelling of vaporize.

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

  • v. lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
  • v. cause to change into a vapor
  • v. change into a vapor
  • v. turn into gas

Etymologies

vapor +‎ -ise (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Any nerves or sadness I had slowly began to vaporise as we sat in Nana's tiny kitchen where we had found a box of unopened Roses.

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  • Regular posters found it frustrating to find their comment vaporise and it wasn't just me.

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  • This would effectively target the cancer cells, and thus allow the RFG to vaporise them alone and leave the rest of the body unharmed.

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  • Earlier this year, Israeli scientists created plasma balls by using microwaves to vaporise various materials, but Gerd Fussmann and his colleagues (at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics and the Humboldt University in Berlin) used a different approach that they believe comes closer to the natural phenomenon.

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  • “We therefore use a short, high-voltage discharge of 5000 volts to vaporise some of the water in a glass tank and create the plasma ball.”

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  • Then we should all vaporise by Mark Sashine on Thursday, Dec 6, 2007 at 12: 18: 57 PM

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  • All of these are available at MOCA, where the very disinterested staff in the gift shop will unlock the case to let you smell them and then vaporise when you want to ask anything about them, like the price.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Since the main battery was already active, it entered auto-fire mode to vaporise as many of the objects hurtling towards the Boomerang as possible.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • "In most cases, meteorites simply vaporise when they reach the atmosphere," he said.

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  • In order to vaporise that amount of material, and to do it in the mere seconds available, a certain amount of energy would need to be applied.

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