HyperDic: vapour

English > 2 senses of the word vapour:
NOUNsubstancevapour, vapora visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
processvapour, vaporization, vaporisation, vapor, evaporationthe process of becoming a vapor
English > vapour: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance.
Narrowersteamwater at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
water vapor, water vapourwater in a vaporous form diffused in the atmosphere but below boiling temperature
BroadersuspensionA mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
English > vapour: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of becoming a vapor.
Synonymsvaporization, vaporisation, vapor, evaporation
NarrowerboilingThe application of heat / heat to change something from a liquid / liquid to a gas
clouding, clouding upThe process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
smoke, smokingA hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
Broaderphase change, phase transition, state change, physical changeA change from one state (solid or liquid / liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
Spanishevaporación, vaporación, vaporización, vapor
Catalanevaporació, vaporització, vapor

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