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vapor

noun va·por

Medical Definition of vapor

  1. 1a:  a substance in the gaseous state as distinguished from the liquid or solid stateb:  a substance (as alcohol or benzoin) vaporized for industrial, therapeutic, or military uses

  2. 2vapors or chiefly British vapours pl a:  exhalations of bodily organs (as the stomach) formerly held to affect the physical or mental conditionb:  a depressed or hysterical nervous condition



Variants of vapor

or chiefly British va·pour \ˈvā-pər\play


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