verb (used with object), va·por·ized, va·por·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), va·por·ized, va·por·iz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM vaporizeva·por·iz·a·ble, adjectivere·va·por·ize, verb, re·va·por·ized, re·va·por·iz·ing.un·va·por·ized, adjective
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Cryogenics technologies will enable better storage of extraterrestrial volatiles—or frozen elements that can be vaporized.We’re living in a golden age of sample return missions|Neel Patel|February 2, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Although both comets and asteroids are small objects orbiting the sun, icy comets sprout beautiful tails when their ice vaporizes in the heat of the sun.December’s stunning Geminid meteor shower is born from a humble asteroid|Ken Croswell|December 2, 2020|Science News
The lasers vaporize a small target, which can be made of various materials, such as plastic.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
Most of these are so small they’d be vaporized by the atmosphere, but others are big enough to impact the surface and do serious damage.The World’s Space Agencies Are on a Quest to Deflect a (Harmless) Asteroid|Jason Dorrier|September 27, 2020|Singularity Hub
Then, in May 2016, Scotland would become independent—and suddenly, bam, those 40-odd Labour-held seats would vaporize.
Even the things he supposedly got out of this deal could vaporize.
The crude petroleum is distilled as rapidly as possible with fire heat to vaporize off the naphthas and the burning oils.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
These vaporize in the arc producing the flaming arc light of a bright yellow color, and give more light than the ordinary lamp.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
We simply apply heat to melt the ice and then more heat to vaporize the water.
We put in more dampers, but it kept going up and up, and I thought it might vaporize any minute.The Star Lord|Boyd Ellanby
The hot gases given off by the burning fuel travel around this tank and vaporize the water which it contains.Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants|R. E. Mathot