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synonyms for vaporize

  • destroy
  • exterminate
  • kill
  • strike
  • terminate
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antonyms for vaporize

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  • bear
  • begin
  • create
  • initiate
  • start
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How to use vaporize in a sentence

The amount of force that a vaporizing ice exerts on a comet depends on factors such as how much the ice heats up when it absorbs energy, the mass of its molecules and even the ice’s crystal structure.
‘OUMUAMUA MAY BE A CHIP KNOCKED OFF AN ICY, PLUTO-LIKE EXOPLANETMARIA TEMMINGMARCH 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As they warm up and their ices vaporize, they create bright comae and tails.
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Cryogenics technologies will enable better storage of extraterrestrial volatiles—or frozen elements that can be vaporized.
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Although both comets and asteroids are small objects orbiting the sun, icy comets sprout beautiful tails when their ice vaporizes in the heat of the sun.
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The lasers vaporize a small target, which can be made of various materials, such as plastic.
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Most of these are so small they’d be vaporized by the atmosphere, but others are big enough to impact the surface and do serious damage.
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The crude petroleum is distilled as rapidly as possible with fire heat to vaporize off the naphthas and the burning oils.
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These vaporize in the arc producing the flaming arc light of a bright yellow color, and give more light than the ordinary lamp.
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We simply apply heat to melt the ice and then more heat to vaporize the water.
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We put in more dampers, but it kept going up and up, and I thought it might vaporize any minute.
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WORDS RELATED TO VAPORIZE

  • erode
  • evaporate
  • melt
  • vaporize
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