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vapour

[ vey-per ]
/ ˈveɪ pər /
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noun, verb (used with or without object) Chiefly British.

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usage note for vapour

See -or1.
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British Dictionary definitions for vapour

vapour

US vapor

/ (ˈveɪpə) /

noun

verb

to evaporate or cause to evaporate; vaporize
(intr) to make vain empty boasts; brag

Derived forms of vapour

Word Origin for vapour

C14: from Latin vapor
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