Vaporous

Definition of Vaporous

Va´por`ous   Pronunciation: vā´pẽr`ŭs`
a.1.
1.Having the form or nature of vapor.
2.Full of vapors or exhalations.
The warmer and more vaporous air of the valleys.
- Derham.
3.Producing vapors; hence, windy; flatulent.
The food which is most vaporous and perspirable is the most easily digested.
- Arbuthnot.
4.Unreal; unsubstantial; vain; whimsical.
Such vaporous speculations were inevitable.
- Carlyle.

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