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vapour

noun uk UK ( US vapor)   /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 Korean 증기…
in Arabic بُخار…
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 Spanish vapor…
in Portuguese vapor…
in German der Dampf, der Dunst…
in Catalan vapor…
in Japanese (英)蒸気…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气体, 蒸气, 雾气…
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