evaporation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French évaporation, from Latin evaporatio

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Noun[edit]

evaporation (countable and uncountable, plural evaporations)

  1. The process of a liquid converting to the gaseous state.
  2. The process in which all or a portion of liquid (in a container) is turned into vapour, in order to increase the concentration of solid matter in the mixture.
  3. (archaic) That which is evaporated; vapor.

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