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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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Mentholatum Nighttime Vaporizing Rub will be available at retailers this fall, just in time for the height of the cough and cold season.
In the vaporizing mode, the device will instantaneously vaporize fibroid tissue upon contact.
17 SCIENCE, is an oblique impact by the incoming object, vaporizing enough of itself to form high-speed vapor jets or plumes that can carry away, or entrain, surface rocks and accelerate them to speeds faster than Martian escape velocity.
The light is used to flatten the cornea to eliminate nearsightedness by vaporizing corneal cells.
Typically, much more meteoric noble gas survives the vaporizing effects of an impact by being trapped in particles of a dust train which forms when the meteorite pierces the atmosphere.
A major question was whether the craft, or at least its power-generating solar panels, would be damaged by dust streaming back from the nucleus as it was released from the vaporizing ice.
These devices are used in less invasive, outpatient procedures to cut, trim, shrink and vaporize damaged tissue in the joints and for vaporizing a portion of a lumbar disk in the spine to relieve lower back and leg pain.
It is capable of delivering 50 Watts of energy for a variety of general surgical applications, such as cutting, coagulating and vaporizing soft tissue.