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1. vapor

noun. ['ˈveɪpɝ'] a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance.

Synonyms

  • water vapor
  • suspension
  • vapour
  • steam

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • fall
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • vapor (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vapor Lock

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Sentences with vapor-lock


1. Noun Phrase
The car will eventually work through the vapor lock and idle smoothly.

2. Noun Phrase
The engine will sputter for a few seconds until the vapor lock is cleared from the lines.

3. Noun Phrase
This may help the vapor lock by creating a pressure chamber and turning the vapor back into fuel.

2. vapor

noun. ['ˈveɪpɝ'] the process of becoming a vapor.

Synonyms

  • smoke
  • clouding up
  • phase transition
  • vaporization
  • evaporation
  • phase change
  • boiling
  • smoking
  • state change
  • vapour
  • physical change
  • vaporisation

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • absorb
  • substantiality
  • smokeless

Etymology

  • vapor (Latin)

3. lock

verb. ['ˈlɑːk'] fasten with a lock.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten
  • padlock
  • bolt

Antonyms

  • unbolt
  • unlock
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. lock

verb. ['ˈlɑːk'] keep engaged.

Synonyms

  • mesh
  • ride
  • operate
  • flip
  • switch
  • engage
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lock

noun. ['ˈlɑːk'] a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed.

Synonyms

  • drawer
  • sash fastener
  • keyhole
  • sash lock
  • door latch
  • lid
  • gate
  • fastener
  • fixing
  • doorlock
  • holdfast
  • deadbolt
  • door
  • window lock
  • combination lock
  • fastening
  • bolt
  • tumbler
  • latch
  • cylinder lock
  • padlock

Antonyms

  • repel
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • uncover

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lock

verb. ['ˈlɑːk'] become rigid or immoveable.

Antonyms

  • unlock

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lock

noun. ['ˈlɑːk'] a strand or cluster of hair.

Synonyms

  • crimp
  • forelock
  • hairdo
  • hair style
  • dreadlock
  • coiffure
  • whorl
  • curl
  • sausage curl
  • ringlet
  • coif
  • hair

Antonyms

  • bore
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lock

verb. ['ˈlɑːk'] hold in a locking position.

Synonyms

  • interlock
  • take hold
  • hold

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • behave
  • closing

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. lock

verb. ['ˈlɑːk'] become engaged or intermeshed with one another.

Synonyms

  • hug
  • interlock
  • squeeze
  • embrace

Antonyms

  • precede
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. lock

noun. ['ˈlɑːk'] a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun.

Synonyms

  • mechanism
  • piece
  • firearm

Antonyms

  • stay
  • veer
  • back
  • fire

Etymology

  • locc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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