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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.
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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