[ vey-puh-res-uhns ]
/ ˌveɪ pəˈrɛs əns /
production or formation of vapor.
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OTHER WORDS FROM vaporescenceva·por·es·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vaporescence
/ (ˌveɪpəˈrɛsəns) /
the production or formation of vapour
Derived forms of vaporescencevaporescent, adjective
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Medical definitions for vaporescence
[ vā′pə-rĕs′əns ]
The formation of vapor.
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