- to cause to change into vapor.
- to become converted into vapor.
- to indulge in boastful talk; speak braggingly.
Origin of vaporize
Examples from the Web for vaporize
Contemporary Examples of vaporize
Even the things he supposedly got out of this deal could vaporize.Obama Gives It All Away
July 31, 2011
Historical Examples of vaporize
Nearly all liquids will vaporize if permitted to come into contact with air.Motors
James Slough Zerbe
I suppose, then, that only the rich and the aristocratic ‘vaporize’?Unveiling a Parallel
Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
They begin to heat, perhaps to heat irreversibly, and if they get out of control, they may vaporize.The Star Lord
There is nothing more easy than to vaporize reality altogether, by way of exalting a philosophy.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
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
- to change or cause to change into vapour or into the gaseous state
- to evaporate or disappear or cause to evaporate or disappear, esp suddenly
- to destroy or be destroyed by being turned into a gas as a result of extreme heat (for example, generated by a nuclear explosion)
- To convert or be converted into a vapor.
- The gaseous state of a substance that is normally liquid or solid at room temperature, such as water that has evaporated into the air. See more at vapor pressure. See also water vapor.
- A faintly visible suspension of fine particles of matter in the air, as mist, fumes, or smoke.
- A mixture of fine droplets of a substance and air, as the fuel mixture of an internal-combustion engine.