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American English: /ˈveɪpəˌraɪz/
British English: /ˈveɪpərʌɪz/

Translation of vaporize in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • evaporarse

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • The intensity of the laser light is sufficient to vaporize material and produce irreversible changes.
    • The explosion initially vaporizes the surrounding rock and produces a high-temperature cavity.
    • Laser resurfacing is performed using a beam of laser energy that vaporizes the upper layers of damaged skin at specific and controlled levels of penetration.

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