from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of vaporizing; the artificial formation of vapor, or the state of being converted into vapor; treatment with vapor. Also spelled vaporisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of vaporizing, or the state of being converted into vapor; the artificial formation of vapor; specifically, the conversion of water into steam, as in a steam boiler.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A conversion of a solid or a liquid into a gas.
  • noun A destruction of something by turning it into vapor.

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

  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
  • noun annihilation by vaporizing something


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vapor +‎ -ization


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