What is the meaning of vaporize?


  • Kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting.
    • usage: "in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"
  • Turn into gas.
    • usage: "The substance gasified"
  • Lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue.
    • usage: "evaporate milk"
  • Decrease rapidly and disappear.
    • usage: "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
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APAWordNet. (2010). vaporize. Retrieved September 25, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/vaporize/definitions/1318880
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "vaporize" http://smartdefine.org/vaporize/definitions/1318880 (accessed September 25, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, vaporize, Smart Define, viewed 25 September, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/vaporize/definitions/1318880>.
MLAWordNet. "vaporize" 23 October 2010. Web. 25 September 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/vaporize/definitions/1318880>
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