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Definitions of evaporate

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. To give vent to; to dissipate. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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.
  7. To convert into steam or gas. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To disperse or pass off in vaper; pass away without effect. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To fly off in vapor: to pass into an invisible state. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To pass into vapor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Evaporation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Dispersed in vapors. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for evaporate

  1. I come home praying Heaven, every time I see him, not to let me evaporate – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  2. The greater number of them believed themselves to be the essence of all that was rare and refined, until the more sensible portion of them perceived that the essence was growing rarer every day, and that unless it formed a combination with something more solid, it would all very soon evaporate – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
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