Vaporous

Va"por*ous

(v"pr*s`), a. [L. vaporosus: cf. F. vaporeux.]
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1. Having the form or nature of vapor. Holland.
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2. Full of vapors or exhalations. Shak.
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The warmer and more vaporous air of the valleys.
Derham.
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3. Producing vapors; hence, windy; flatulent. Bacon.
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The food which is most vaporous and perspirable is the most easily digested.
Arbuthnot.
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4. Unreal; unsubstantial; vain; whimsical.
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Such vaporous speculations were inevitable.
Carlyle.
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