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vaporization

 [va″por-ĭ-za´shun]
1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change. See also nebulization.

va·por·i·za·tion

(vā'pŏr-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor.
2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

vaporization

/va·por·iza·tion/ (va″por-ĭ-za´shun)
1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change. See also nebulization.

vaporization

[vā′pərīzā′shən]
Etymology: L, vapor, steam
the changing of a liquid or solid (such as dry ice) to a gaseous state.

va·por·i·za·tion

(vā'pŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor.
2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

va·por·i·za·tion

(vā'pŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. Change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor.
2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

vaporization

1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change; distillation.
2. treatment by vapors; vapotherapy.
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Odorant System - Since LNG contains no odorant, a small odorant injection system was mounted on the vaporization trailer.
In the present study, the vaporization of a microgram-sized sample (about 50 pg) in FIMS into a high vacuum with a slow heating rate of 3[degrees]C/min overestimated molecular weight values due to shorter residence times.
Both the GL-XPS and the GL-HPS systems provide safe, effective tissue vaporization of an enlarged prostate gland, as determined by PVP treatment outcomes.
This flux is the arithmetic sum of short-wave radiant flux, net long-wave radiant flux, sensible heat flux, vaporization latent heat flux, and advective heat flux.
Vaporization of the prostate was carried out in a sequential manner starting at the bladder neck, with the median lobe if present, then the lateral lobes, and finally at the level of prostatic apex.
The vapour produced by the droplets is a mass source for the fluid, moreover the vaporization process generates modification in the momentum and energy balances both phases.
Ideally, the vaporization must start when the pressure of the fluid reaches the saturation pressure, instead the fluid continues to be in liquid state, or, more appropriately in a superheated liquid state.
For Englishman Arthur Dent, it's a lucky one, because despite his house being demolished, he will be the only human to escape vaporization when the Earth is destroyed to make way for a galactic bypass.
This paper contains a review of the literature related to vaporization of organic wood preservatives, pentachlorophenol and creosote from treated samples of lumber.
Essential oil 'burners' are now commonly available in shops, and involve the vaporization of oils from heated water.
Vaporization, on the other hand, can produce risky bubbles of carbon monoxide, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide that can accumulate and travel to the heart.
The many types of surgery for inferior turbinate enlargement can be broadly classified into three categories: (1) simple mechanical means, such as crushing or lateral fracturing, (2) destructive procedures, such as electrocautery or laser vaporization, which reduce the volume of the turbinate, and (3) actual resection procedures, such as submucosal resection, partial resection, trimming of the turbinates, or inferior turbinoplasty.