vaporise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v vaporise lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue "evaporate milk"
    • v vaporise turn into gas "The substance gasified"
    • v vaporise change into a vapor "The water evaporated in front of our eyes"
    • v vaporise cause to change into a vapor "The chemist evaporated the water"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Vaporise to convert into vapour
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. vapor.

Usage

In literature:

SUBLIMATION, the vaporisation of a solid body and its resumption thereafter of the solid form.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
In the act of condensation, moreover, the molecular work of vaporisation is accurately reversed.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The light is worked by vaporised oil.
"Some Naval Yarns" by Mordaunt Hall
The sun is presented to us as a mighty furnace, in whose fires the most stubborn elements are not merely melted but vaporised.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
During it, the vitriol vaporised; the hate fell by.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
The clouds had lifted or been vaporised.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
Vaporisation, absorption, compression or reduction of atmospheric pressure are the principal methods of producing cold.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
With kerosene, however, heat has to be employed in the vaporiser to make it turn readily into a gas.
"Marvels of Scientific Invention" by Thomas W. Corbin
Water consumption per hour in the vaporiser 14.2 gals.
"Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants" by R. E. Mathot
Spray vaporiser Vaporisateur a pulverisation.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In science:

Consequently, the conditions in the immediate proximity of the single central source result in unrealistically high ionisation of the gaseous species and vaporisation of any existing dust grains.
A multi-wavelength study of the Magellanic-type galaxy NGC 4449. I. Modelling the spectral energy distribution, the ionisation structure and the star formation history
The cohesive energy is the sum of the heat of formation and the heat of vaporisation .
Two-band second moment model and an interatomic potential for caesium
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