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Adjective: vaporous  vey-pu-rus
  1. So thin as to transmit light
    "vaporous silks";
    - diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vapourous [Brit, non-standard], cobwebby, vapory [US], vapoury [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Resembling or characteristic of vapour
    "vaporous clouds";
    - vaporific, vapourific [Brit, Cdn], vaporish [US], vapourish [Brit, Cdn], vapourous [Brit, non-standard], vapory [US], vapoury [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. Filled with vapour
    "a vaporous bog";
    - miasmal, miasmic, vapourous [Brit, non-standard], vapory [US], vapoury [Brit, Cdn]

See also: cloudy, gaseous, thin