producing vapor; tending to form vapor.
of, relating to, or of the nature of vapor; vaporous.

Origin of vaporific

First recorded in 1775–85; vapor + -i- + -fic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for vaporific



producing, causing, or tending to produce vapour
of, concerned with, or having the nature of vapour
tending to become vapour; volatile
Also: vaporous

Word Origin for vaporific

C18: from New Latin vaporificus, from Latin vapor steam + facere to make
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