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vaporizeverb [I or T]

(UK usually vaporise) uk   /ˈveɪ.pər.aɪz/  us   /ˈveɪ.pɚ.aɪz/
to turn, or cause something to turn, from a solid or liquid state into gas: During surgery, doctors sometimes use a laser beam to vaporize tiny blood vessels. Most meteorites striking the earth vaporize instantly.
vaporization
noun [U] (UK usually vaporisation) /ˌveɪ.pər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us /ˌveɪ.pɚ.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/
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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)
Translations of “vaporize”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)汽化, (使)蒸发…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)汽化, (使)蒸發…
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