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Definition of Evaporation


  1. The process by which any substance is converted from a liquid state into, and carried off in, vapor; as, the evaporation of water, of ether, of camphor.
  2. The transformation of a portion of a fluid into vapor, in order to obtain the fixed matter contained in it in a state of greater consistence.
  3. That which is evaporated; vapor.
  4. See Vaporization.

Evaporation Translations

evaporation in Italian is vaporizzazione, esalazione
evaporation in Norwegian is fordampning