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vapour

noun UK (US vapor) uk   /ˈveɪ.pər/  us   /-pɚ/

vapour noun (GAS)

[C or U] gas or extremely small drops of liquid that result from the heating of a liquid or solid: The hollow glass tank contains hot mercury vapour. Poisonous vapours burst out of the factory during the accident.

vapour noun (ILLNESS)

the vapours [plural] old-fashioned a condition in which someone suddenly feels ill and weak, usually because of a shock
Translations of “vapour”
in Arabic بُخار…
in Korean 증기…
in Malaysian wap…
in French vapeur…
in Turkish buhar…
in Italian vapore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣體, 蒸氣, 霧氣…
in Russian туман, пар…
in Polish para, mgiełka…
in Vietnamese hơi nước, hơi…
in Spanish vapor…
in Portuguese vapor…
in Thai ละอองน้ำ, หมอกควัน…
in German der Dampf, der Dunst…
in Catalan vapor…
in Japanese (英)蒸気…
in Indonesian uap, kabut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气体, 蒸气, 雾气…
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