Meaning of “vaporize” in the English Dictionary

"vaporize" in British English

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vaporizeverb [ I or T ]

UK usually vaporise uk /ˈveɪ.pər.aɪz/ us /ˈveɪ.pɚ.aɪz/

(Definition of “vaporize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vaporizeverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈveɪ·pəˌrɑɪz/

chemistry to turn from a solid or liquid into a gas, or to cause this to happen:

[ I ] When water boils, it vaporizes.

(Definition of “vaporize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)