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vaporize

verb [I or T] uk ( UK usually vaporise)   /ˈveɪ.pər.aɪz/ us    /-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)
Translations of “vaporize”
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)汽化, (使)蒸發…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)汽化, (使)蒸发…
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