noun, verb (used with or without object) Chiefly British.
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She saw his back for an instant against the pale gloom of the garden, in which vapour was curling.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
This shows what a considerable power is lost by cold sides where the vapour is so rare.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
As they move in toward the sun long trails of vapour stream back from the somewhat consolidated head.
At other times spouts of green or black vapour rise, mix and lose themselves in the yellow cloud.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The sphere is so near to the sun that if it were possessed of water it would inevitably bear an atmosphere full of vapour.