Meaning of EVAPORATION in English

— evaporative /i vap"euh ray'tiv, -euhr euh tiv/ , adj. — evaporatively , adv.

/i vap'euh ray"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act or process of evaporating.

2. the state of being evaporated.

3. Archaic. matter or the quantity of matter evaporated or passed off in vapor.

[ 1350-1400; ME evaporacioun evaporation- (s. of evaporatio ). See EVAPORATE, -ION ]

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