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Definition of Evaporate


  1. 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.
  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.
  3. To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes.
  4. To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to evaporation; as, to evaporate apples.
  5. To give vent to; to dissipate.
  6. Dispersed in vapors.

Evaporate Quotations

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitzer

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
Jose Marti

The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
John Keats

If you slid Pluto to where Earth is right now, heat from the sun would evaporate that ice, and it would grow a tail. Now that's no kind of behavior for a planet.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

I'm not a collector. I don't like the toy cupboard syndrome that causes so many good cars to evaporate.
Rowan Atkinson
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Evaporate Translations

evaporate in Danish is fordampe
evaporate in Dutch is uitdampen, doen verdampen, indampen
evaporate in German is aufdampfen, verdunsten, bedampfen
evaporate in Italian is vaporare
evaporate in Norwegian is fordampe
evaporate in Portuguese is evapore
evaporate in Spanish is evaporar
evaporate in Swedish is avdunsta, avdunsta, dunsta
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