Evaporate

Definition of Evaporate

E`vap´o`rate
v. i.1.To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in visible vapor, or in particles too minute to be visible.
[imp. & p. p. Evaporated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Evaporating .]
2.To escape or pass off without effect; to be dissipated; to be wasted, as, the spirit of a writer often evaporates in the process of translation.
To give moderate liberty for griefs and discontents to evaporate . . . is a safe way.
- Bacon.
v. t.1.To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes.
2.To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to evaporation; as, to evaporate apples.
3.To give vent to; to dissipate.
My lord of Essex evaporated his thoughts in a sonnet.
- Sir. H. Wotton.
Evaporating surface
(Steam Boilers) that part of the heating surface with which water is in contact.
a.1.Dispersed in vapors.

Related Words

aerate, aerify, air-dry, anhydrate, atomize, attenuate, bake, be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be gone, be no more, be wiped out, blast-freeze, blot, blow off, brine, brush, burn, carbonate, cast forth, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, chlorinate, clear, clear away, corn, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate, dematerialize, depart, desiccate, die, die away, die out, dilute, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, distill, do a fade-out, drain, drive away, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, dwindle, embalm, emit, erode, escape, etherify, etherize, evanesce, exhale, exit, expire, exsiccate, fade, fade away, fade out, fire, flee, fleet, flit, fluidize, fly, fractionate, freeze, freeze-dry, fume, fumigate, gasify, give off, go, go away, hide, hydrogenate, insolate, irradiate, jerk, kiln, kipper, leave no trace, leave the scene, marinade, marinate, melt, melt away, melt like snow, mummify, oxygenate, parch, pass, pass away, pass off, pass out, perfume, perish, peter out, pickle, preservatize, quick-freeze, reek, refrigerate, retire from sight, rub, salt, scorch, sear, season, send out, shrivel, sink, sink away, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sponge, spray, steam, stuff, sublimate, sublime, suffer an eclipse, sun, sun-dry, swab, thin, thin out, torrefy, towel, vanish, vanish from sight, vaporize, volatilize, waste, waste away, weaken, wear away, weazen, wipe, wither, wizen
Word:

Browse

Evangelical Church
Evangelical Union
Evangelicalism
Evangelically
Evangelicalness
Evangelicism
Evangelicity
evangelise
evangelism
evangelist
Evangelistary
Evangelistic
Evangelization
evangelize
Evangely
Evangile
Evanid
Evanish
Evanishment
Evaporable
-Evaporate-
evaporated
Evaporating surface
Evaporation
Evaporative
Evaporator
Evaporometer
evasible
evasion
evasive
evasiveness
Eve
Eve churr
Evectics
Evection
Even
Evene
Evener
Evenfall
Evenhand
Evenhanded
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy