Definition of evaporation:
- See Vaporization.
- That which is evaporated; vapor.
- 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.
- 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.
- dispersion (part of speech: noun)
- vaporization (part of speech: noun)
- drying (part of speech: verb)
- disappearance (part of speech: noun)
The roots may be greatly developed to enable them to tap the subsoil moisture, the leaves may be reduced in size, converted into thorns, or entirely dispensed with, in order to check rapid evaporation, they may be covered with silky or felted hairs, a modification which produces the same result, or their internal tissue may be succulent or mucilaginous.- "The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir", Sir James McCrone Douie.
- "The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes", Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes.
- "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.