Synonyms for vaporize

Grammar : Verb
Spell : vey-puh-rahyz
Phonetic Transcription : ˈveɪ pəˌraɪz

Définition of vaporize

Origin :
  • 1630s, from vapor + -ize. Originally "smoke tobacco;" later "convert into vapor" (1803), and "spray with fine mist" (1900). Related: Vaporized; vaporizing.
  • verb zap
Example sentences :
  • Nearly all liquids will vaporize if permitted to come into contact with air.
  • Extract from : « Motors » by James Slough Zerbe
  • I suppose, then, that only the rich and the aristocratic ‘vaporize’?
  • Extract from : « Unveiling a Parallel » by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
  • They begin to heat, perhaps to heat irreversibly, and if they get out of control, they may vaporize.
  • Extract from : « The Star Lord » by Boyd Ellanby
  • There is nothing more easy than to vaporize reality altogether, by way of exalting a philosophy.
  • Extract from : « The Philosophy of Natural Theology » by William Jackson
  • The crude petroleum is distilled as rapidly as possible with fire heat to vaporize off the naphthas and the burning oils.
  • Extract from : « Aviation Engines » by Victor Wilfred Pag
  • The lowest temperature obtained by allowing liquefied carbonic oxide to vaporize was -220.5° C.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885 » by Various
  • We simply apply heat to melt the ice and then more heat to vaporize the water.
  • Extract from : « The Popular Science Monthly, September, 1900 » by Various
  • We put in more dampers, but it kept going up and up, and I thought it might vaporize any minute.
  • Extract from : « The Star Lord » by Boyd Ellanby
  • And this thing, he said irrelevantly in his mind, this massive piece of solidity can vaporize into a gin bottle!
  • Extract from : « The Giants From Outer Space » by Geoff St. Reynard
  • Other methods have been tried, such as steaming to vaporize the sap, and soaking in hot water for the same purpose.
  • Extract from : « Carpentry and Woodwork » by Edwin W. Foster

Antonyms for vaporize

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