Definition of 'vapour'
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Example sentences containing 'vapour'
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Planes dragging vapour trails coming in from across the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then you inhale the vapour using a glass straw. The Sun (2014)Most likely it has been taken in by the inhalation of mercury vapour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The problem was solved by adding mercury vapour lamps to the towers to enhance the blues and greens. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was not unusual to see vapour trails when V2 rockets were launched. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They turn nicotine, flavourings and other chemicals into a vapour that is inhaled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Electronic cigs work by letting users inhale nicotine vapour and are exempt from any future duty rises as they do not contain tobacco. The Sun (2012)Electronic cigarettes contain a battery that heats a liquid, turning it into a vapour you inhale. The Sun (2013)The battery-powered plastic devices contain liquid nicotine and produce vapour when smoked. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are guilty about the carbon vapour trail left by their cranberry sauce as it came over from America. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A vapour trail was left behind. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then one day she saw a flight of military planes zoom past, and thought that their vapour trails made a wonderful aerial drawing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And perhaps the tempo of the game has been set, with the vapour trails of Friday still hanging over the stadium. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The vapour trail - made up of soot and tiny ice crystals - seemed to act as a catalyst for more clouds to form. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The battery-powered devices produce a vapour with a small amount if nicotine that can be inhaled, without the toxic elements of a cigarette. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But drug users want it year-round and need to avoid detection, which is why mercury vapour lamps are used inside to provide fake sunlight and heat. The Sun (2009)
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In Common Usage. vapour is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'vapour'
British English: vapour NOUN
Vapour consists of tiny drops of water or other liquids in the air, which appear as mist.
Definition of vapour from the Collins English Dictionary
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