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vaporize

 [va´por-īz]
to convert into vapor or to be transformed into vapor.

va·por·ize

(vā'pŏr-īz),
1. To convert a solid or liquid into a vapor.
2. To apply a vapor therapeutically.

va·por·ize

(vā'pŏr-īz)
1. To convert a solid or liquid into a vapor.
2. To apply a vapor therapeutically.

Vaporize

To dissolve solid material or convert it into smoke or gas.
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vaporize

to convert into vapor or to be transformed into vapor.
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Based on laboratory testing on animal soft tissue, Trimedyne's new Fiber vaporizes an average of 3 to 4 grams of soft tissue per minute and lasts longer than required to treat a normal size prostate using 80 to 100 watts of holmium laser energy.
However, by fine-tuning the temperature in the chamber and the rates at which the target materials vaporize, the North Carolina team can control the atomic migration, leading to uniform nanodot arrays surrounded by matrix material.
Because of their high boiling points these PBDEs require high heat to vaporize, but they are heat-sensitive compounds and will decompose when exposed to high temperatures.
By the time that water reaches Newfoundland, it has warmed enough for substantial amounts of the chemical to vaporize.
The fluid is then passed through a heat exchanger to vaporize a secondary working fluid.
New Swagelok(R) vaporizing pressure regulators are now available to vaporize liquid samples or preheat gas samples.
The new device is designed to enable a urologist to vaporize tissue of an enlarged prostate in about five minutes, which would make it the shortest of any procedure for such application.
This heat can vaporize the material that the laser beam hits.
The new device is designed to enable a urologist to vaporize tissue of an enlarged prostate in about five minutes, which would make Trimedyne's procedure the shortest of any procedure for such application.
It seems more likely that the heat of the laser would even more violently vaporize the water, creating a small explosion that would drive the plane forward via the relatively unaffected metal plate.
The Trussville facilities have a total storage capacity of 408,400 Dth of gas, with the ability to vaporize 25,525 Dth/d and to liquefy at a net rate of 5,105 Dth/d.
Within milliseconds, rocks at the impact site vaporize.