vaporific

[ vey-puh-rif-ik ]

adjective
  1. producing vapor; tending to form vapor.

  2. of, relating to, or of the nature of vapor; vaporous.

Origin of vaporific

1
First recorded in 1775–85; vapor + -i- + -fic

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British Dictionary definitions for vaporific

vaporific

/ (ˌveɪpəˈrɪfɪk) /


adjective
  1. producing, causing, or tending to produce vapour

  2. of, concerned with, or having the nature of vapour

  1. tending to become vapour; volatile

Origin of vaporific

1
C18: from New Latin vaporificus, from Latin vapor steam + facere to make
  • Also: vaporous

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