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Definition of vaporize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vaporize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈveɪpəraɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪpəraɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vaporize
BrE BrE//ˈveɪpəraɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪpəraɪz//
 
he / she / it vaporizes
BrE BrE//ˈveɪpəraɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪpəraɪzɪz//
 
past simple vaporized
BrE BrE//ˈveɪpəraɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪpəraɪzd//
 
past participle vaporized
BrE BrE//ˈveɪpəraɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪpəraɪzd//
 
-ing form vaporizing
BrE BrE//ˈveɪpəraɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪpəraɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] vaporize (something) (specialist) to turn into gas; to make something turn into gas
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vaporize