Definition of Evaporate

1. Verb. Lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue. "They evaporate the water "; "Evaporate milk"

Exact synonyms: Vaporise, Vaporize
Generic synonyms: Change Integrity
Specialized synonyms: Transpire
Derivative terms: Evaporation, Vapor, Vapor, Vapor, Vaporisation, Vapor, Vapor, Vaporizable, Vaporization



2. Verb. Cause to change into a vapor. "The chemist evaporated the water"
Exact synonyms: Vaporise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Pervaporate
Related verbs: Vaporise
Derivative terms: Evaporation, Evaporative, Vapor, Vapor

3. Verb. Change into a vapor. "The water evaporated in front of our eyes"
Exact synonyms: Vaporise
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Pervaporate
Related verbs: Vaporise
Derivative terms: Evaporation, Evaporative, Vapor, Vapor

4. Verb. Become less intense and fade away gradually. "Her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"
Exact synonyms: Disappear, Melt
Generic synonyms: Weaken

Definition of Evaporate

1. v. t. 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.

2. v. t. To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes.

3. a. Dispersed in vapors.

Definition of Evaporate

1. Verb. To transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state. ¹

2. Verb. (figuratively) To disappear ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evaporate

1. [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

Medical Definition of Evaporate

1. To cause or undergo evaporation. Synonym: volatilise. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Evaporate

evangelizes
evangelizing
evangels
evangely
evangile
evanid
evanish
evanished
evanishes
evanishing
evanishment
evanishments
evans blue
evansite
evaporable
evaporate (current term)
evaporated
evaporated milk
evaporates
evaporating
evaporation
evaporations
evaporative
evaporative cooler
evaporative cooling
evaporatively
evaporator
evaporators
evaporimeter
evaporimeters

Literary usage of Evaporate

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1. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"Emu is used to express a more positive effort to send out; exhale and evaporate designate the natural and progressive process of things; volcanoes emit fire ..."

2. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"H,SO4 (1 : 2) in excess and evaporate until white fumes come off. ... evaporate the ether off. Cool and oxidize with a few crystals of sodium chlorate. ..."

3. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To ,ci,d « emit moisture (udus), through ; to emit steam or vapour ; to evaporate. 'Harvey. ¡Boyle. TRANS-VERSE, ad. s. ч.' Turned or -AL. turning, ..."

4. Engineering Chemistry: A Manual of Quantitative Chemical Analysis by Thomas Bliss Stillman (1897)
"Rankine adopts as his unit, the weight of fuel required to evaporate one pound of water at 100° C. under a pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch this ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... blow it out on the extended palm, where it forms a spiral column, which it takes a few instants to evaporate. The glands are not pricked, and the throat ..."

6. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"If you don't git out of this place, you young pollution, afore to-morrow mornin', I guess you'll be instructed to evaporate from the boss himself—and he'll ..."

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