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Definition of evaporation:

  1. See Vaporization.
  2. That which is evaporated; vapor.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.


vapor, vapour, dehydration, vanishment, vaporization, drying up, desiccation, show, vaporisation, fade-out.

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