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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 va·por·ous /ˈvep(ə)rəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Va·por·ous a.
 1. Having the form or nature of vapor.
 2. Full of vapors or exhalations.
    The warmer and more vaporous air of the valleys.   --Derham.
 3. Producing vapors; hence, windy; flatulent.
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous
             veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of
             dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk
             stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"
             [syn: diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, see-through,
              sheer, transparent, cobwebby]
      2: resembling or characteristic of vapor; "vaporous clouds"
         [syn: vaporific, vaporish, vapourish]
      3: filled with vapor; "miasmic jungles"; "a vaporous bog" [syn:
          miasmal, miasmic]