vapor


vapor
m.
1 vapor.
vapor de agua (physics & chemistry) water vapor
al vapor (cooking) steamed
barco de vapor steamer, steamship
máquina de vapor steam engine
2 steamship, liner, steamer, steamboat.
* * *
vapor
nombre masculino
1 (gas) vapour (US vapor), steam
2 (barco) steamship, steamer
nombre masculino plural vapores
1 MEDICINA coloquial hysteria sing
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FRASEOLOGÍA
a todo vapor at full steam, at great speed
al vapor COCINA steamed
vapor de agua water vapour (US vapor)
* * *
noun m.
vapor, steam
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SM
1) (gen) vapour, vapor (EEUU)
(Téc) [de agua] steam; [de gas] fumes [pl] ; (Meteo) mist, haze

verduras al vapor — steamed vegetables

a todo vapor — (lit, fig) at full steam

de vapor — steam [antes de s]

acumular vapor — to get steam up

echar vapor — to give off steam, steam

vapor de agua — water vapour

2) (Náut) steamship, steamer

vapor correo — mail boat

vapor de paletas, vapor de ruedas — paddle steamer

vapor volandero — tramp steamer

3) (Med) vertigo, giddiness
4) plvapores
(=accesos histéricos) vapours, vapors (EEUU)
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masculino
a) (Fís, Quím) vapor*, steam

a todo vapor — at full tilt o steam

b) (Coc)

al vapor — steamed

c) (Náut) steamer, steamship
* * *
= steam, vapour [vapor, -USA].
Ex. The other method was to increase the effective size of the press by using a cylindrical platen, powered either by hand or by steam.
Ex. Exposures to high concentrations of vapours of mothballs by humans, especially young children, can also result in toxicity.
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* al vapor = steamed.
* a todo vapor = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
* avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
* a vapor = steam-powered.
* baño de vapor = steam bath.
* barco a vapor = steamboat.
* barco de vapor = steamboat.
* barco de vapor con paletas = paddle-steamer.
* caldera de vapor = steam boiler.
* calentado al vapor = steam-heated.
* calentado mediante vapor = steam-heated.
* cámara de vapor = steam chamber.
* cocer al vapor = steam.
* cocinado al vapor = steamed.
* cocinar al vapor = steam.
* impulsado por vapor = steam-powered.
* liberar vapor = blow off + steam, let off + steam.
* máquina de vapor = steam engine.
* que funciona con vapor = steam-powered.
* soltar vapor = blow off + steam, let off + steam.
* tren a vapor = steam train.
* tren de vapor = steam train.
* turbina a vapor = steam turbine.
* vapor de agua = water vapour.
* * *
masculino
a) (Fís, Quím) vapor*, steam

a todo vapor — at full tilt o steam

b) (Coc)

al vapor — steamed

c) (Náut) steamer, steamship
* * *
= steam, vapour [vapor, -USA].

Ex: The other method was to increase the effective size of the press by using a cylindrical platen, powered either by hand or by steam.

Ex: Exposures to high concentrations of vapours of mothballs by humans, especially young children, can also result in toxicity.
* al vapor = steamed.
* a todo vapor = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
* avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
* a vapor = steam-powered.
* baño de vapor = steam bath.
* barco a vapor = steamboat.
* barco de vapor = steamboat.
* barco de vapor con paletas = paddle-steamer.
* caldera de vapor = steam boiler.
* calentado al vapor = steam-heated.
* calentado mediante vapor = steam-heated.
* cámara de vapor = steam chamber.
* cocer al vapor = steam.
* cocinado al vapor = steamed.
* cocinar al vapor = steam.
* impulsado por vapor = steam-powered.
* liberar vapor = blow off + steam, let off + steam.
* máquina de vapor = steam engine.
* que funciona con vapor = steam-powered.
* soltar vapor = blow off + steam, let off + steam.
* tren a vapor = steam train.
* tren de vapor = steam train.
* turbina a vapor = steam turbine.
* vapor de agua = water vapour.

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vapor
masculine
A (Fís, Quím) vapor*, steam
a todo vapor at full tilt o steam o speed
Compuesto:
vapor de agua
water vapor*
B (Coc):
al vapor steamed
mejillones al vapor steamed mussels
C (Náut) steamer, steamship
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vapor sustantivo masculino
a) (Fís, Quím) vapor(conjugate vapor), steam

b) (Coc):

al vapor steamed

c) (Náut) steamer, steamship

vapor sustantivo masculino
1 steam, vapour, US vapor
plancha de vapor, steam iron
vapor de agua, water vapour o vapor
2 barco de vapor, steamship, steamboat, steamer
♦ Locuciones: Culin al vapor, steamed
'vapor' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
caballo
- chorro
- empañar
- humo
- vaho
- barco
- despedir
- escaldar
- quemar
- soltar
English:
demise
- drive
- horsepower
- mist
- paddle steamer
- steam
- steam engine
- steamboat
- steamer
- steamy
- vapor
- vapour
- condensation
- emit
- past
* * *
vapor nm
1. [de agua] steam;
al vapor steamed;
verduras (cocidas) al vapor steamed vegetables;
barco de vapor steamer, steamship;
máquina de vapor steam engine
Comp
vapor de agua water vapour
2. [emanación] vapour;
los vapores de gases nocivos/de productos volátiles the vapours of noxious gases/volatile products
3. [barco] steamer, steamship
* * *
vapor
m vapor, Br
vapour; de agua steam;
cocinar al vapor steam
* * *
vapor nm
1) : vapor, steam
2) : steamer, steamship
3)
al vapor : steamed
* * *
vapor n steam
el agua se convierte en vapor a los 100 grados water turns into steam at 100 degrees
al vapor steamed
mejillones al vapor steamed mussels

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Vapor — Va por, n. [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. ? smoke, ? to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. {Vapid}.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vapor — puede referirse a lo siguiente: Vapor (estado): aquel gas que se puede condensar por presurización a temperatura constante o por enfriamiento a presión constante. Vapor de agua. El vapor como fuente de propulsión o de generación de energía… …   Wikipedia Español

  • vapor — VAPÓR, vapoare, s.n. Navă pusă în mişcare de un motor propriu. – Din ngr. vapori. Trimis de bogdanrsb, 27.04.2006. Sursa: DEX 98  VAPÓR s. (mar.) navă, vas, (rar) bastiment. (vapor de mare tonaj.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime … …   Dicționar Român

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  • Vapor — Va por, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Vapored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vaporing}.] [From {Vapor}, n.: cf. L. vaporare.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance, whether visible or invisible, to steam;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vapor — Va por, v. t. To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. [Written also {vapour}.] [1913 Webster] He d laugh to see one throw his heart away, Another, sighing, vapor forth his soul. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vapor — |ô| s. m. 1. Fluido como fumo que pela ação do calor se desprende dos corpos úmidos e que não é senão a água ou umidade que se transforma. 2. Exalação de corpos sólidos resultante de decomposição ou de combustão. 3.  [Por extensão] Fumo.… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • vapor — [vā′pər] n. [ME vapour < Anglo Fr < MFr vapeur < L vapor < IE base * wep , to give off vapors] 1. a) visible particles of moisture floating in the air, as fog, mist, or steam b) any cloudy or imperceptible exhalation, as smoke or… …   English World dictionary

  • vapor — vàpōr (vapȏr) m <G vapóra> DEFINICIJA 1. rij. para 2. reg. parobrod 3. reg. svaki veći brod ETIMOLOGIJA tal. vapore ← lat. vapor: para …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • vapor — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. vapour, from L. vaporem (nom. vapor) exhalation, steam, heat, of unknown origin. Vapors fit of fainting, hysteria, etc. is 1660s, from medieval notion of exhalations from the stomach or other organs affecting the brain …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vapor — (lat.), Dampf …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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