Definition of evaporate :
1. Dispersed in vapors.
2. To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor ( usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes.
3. 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.
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. 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.
disappear (part of speech: verb)
scatter (part of speech: verb)
vaporize (part of speech: verb)
dry (part of speech: verb)
- Heat will also quickly cause Hg to evaporate from Au. - "An Introduction to Chemical Science", R.P. Williams.
- These shallow pans of water with large wick evaporating surfaces will evaporate from three to four quarts during the twenty- four hours. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
- Do plants that evaporate much water grow more rapidly than those that evaporate less? - "Dry-Farming", John A. Widtsoe.