vaporous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vaporous \Va"por*ous\ (v[=a]"p[~e]r*[u^]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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