Examples from the Web for vaporous
It is an element which has no right to this country, except in a solid or vaporous state.The Field of Ice|Jules Verne
On strode the stalwart figure, looking neither to right nor left, and behind him trailed the vaporous aroma of the fine cigar.Vashti|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
Gas, gas, n. a vaporous substance not condensed into a liquid at ordinary terrestrial temperatures and pressures—esp.
And this is not any vaporous imagination, but a most vndoubted trueth.A Treatise of Witchcraft|Alexander Roberts
These little airy edifices had all the fantastic lightness of the elf-world and all the vaporous freshness of dawn.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
British Dictionary definitions for vaporous
Word Origin and History for vaporous
late 14c., from Latin vaporus, from vapor (see vapor).