Va"por*ous (?), a. [L. vaporosus: cf. vaporeux.]

1.

Having the form or nature of vapor.

Holland.

2.

Full of vapors or exhalations.

Shak.

The warmer and more vaporous air of the valleys. Derham.

3.

Producing vapors; hence, windy; flatulent.

Bacon.

The food which is most vaporous and perspirable is the most easily digested. Arbuthnot.

4.

Unreal; unsubstantial; vain; whimsical.

Such vaporous speculations were inevitable. Carlyle.

 

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