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Definitions of evaporate

  1. cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in visible vapor, or in practice too minute to be visible. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To escape or pass off without effect; to be dissipated; to be wasted, as, the spirit of writer often evaporates in the process of translation. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to evaporation; as, to evaporate apples. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To give vent to; to dissipate. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Dispersed in vapors. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To disperse or pass off in vaper; pass away without effect. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To convert into vapor; as, heat evaporates water; to dry by removing moisture from; concentrate, as milk. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To fly off in vapor: to pass into an invisible state. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To convert into steam or gas. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Evaporation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. To pass into vapor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To turn into vapor, as by heat; dry; pass off like vapor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To convert into or to dissipate in vapour; to give vent to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To pass off in vapour or be dissipated; to pass off idly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To pass off as vapour or fumes; to dissipate in fumes; to give vent to; to pour out in words or sounds, not in action. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. e-vap'or-[=a]t, v.i. to fly off in vapour: to pass into an invisible state: to depart, vanish.--v.t. to convert into steam or gas.--adj. EVAP'ORABLE, able to be evaporated or converted into vapour.--n. EVAPOR[=A]'TION, act of evaporating or passing off in steam or gas: the process by which a substance changes into the state of vapour.--adj. EVAP'OR[=A]TIVE.--ns. EVAP'ORATOR; EVAPOROM'ETER. [L. e, off, vapor[=a]re, -[=a]tum--vapor, vapour.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. Turn (t. & i.) from solid or liquid into vapour (also fig.; esp. colloq., disappear, die); remove the liquid part of; (intr.) exhale moisture. So evaporable, evaporative, aa., evaporation, evaporator, nn. [Late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. To undergo such a conversion. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. To thicken a mixture by driving off more or . less of its volatile constituents by means of heat. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  24. To convert from a solid or liquid state into a gaseous, by means of slow artificial or natural beat. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  25. To fly away in fumes or vapours. Complete Dictionary
  26. To drive away in fumes; to give vent to; to let out in ebullition or fallies. Complete Dictionary
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