Definition of vaporization in English:


(British vaporisation)


  • See vaporize

    • ‘Alternatively, the soot might have come from the vaporization of oil deposits at the site of the meteorite impact.’
    • ‘In a manner similar to the vaporization of a liquid, sublimation of a solid may occur over a wide range of temperature.’
    • ‘Lasers are notorious for producing copious amounts of noxious smoke or plume as a by-product of vaporization.’
    • ‘Evaporation involves heat loss through the vaporization of sweat.’
    • ‘The carbon dioxide laser is the more powerful of the two, used primarily in procedures involving the cutting or vaporization of tissue.’