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vapour in Physics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvapourva‧pour British English, vapor American English /ˈveɪpə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 [countable, uncountable]HP a mass of very small drops of a liquid which float in the air, for example because the liquid has been heatedevaporation 🔊 water vapour
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vapourThus, at various stages in the column the descending liquid and the ascending vapour are in equilibrium.It was inflated with liquid rubber monomer under its own vapour pressure.We had to staple a polythene vapour barrier to the rafters of a pitched roof.At a distance, the figures of Lucier and Izzie stood like souls in purgatory, chest-deep in the seething vapour.The swept vapour screen may be best employed for 3-D computer displays and component visualisation.The vapour might condense and fall on the slopes as a new sort of lubricant snow.The vapour of his breath feathered in a trail behind him as he moved through the cold bushes towards the stream.Or will more water vapour feed the warming process?