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evaporate Explained

evaporate at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ı'væpə'reıt]

evaporate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: , past participle of evaporare, from vapor 'steam']//
1 [I and T] if a liquid evaporates, or if heat evaporates it, it changes into a gas: --Most of the water had evaporated.// --The sun evaporates moisture on the leaves.//
2 [I] if a feeling evaporates, it slowly disappears: --Hopes of achieving peace are beginning to evaporate.// --His courage had evaporated away.// -- evaporation/[hA366]v[zB024]p[hA353]re[hA366][hA35D][hA368]n/ n [U] //

evaporate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

148 Moby Thesaurus words for "evaporate":
aerate, aerify, air-dry, anhydrate, atomize, attenuate, bake,
be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be gone, be no more,
be wiped out, blast-freeze, blot, blow off, brine, brush, burn,
carbonate, cast forth, cease, cease to be, cease to exist,
chlorinate, clear, clear away, corn, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate,
dematerialize, depart, desiccate, die, die away, die out, dilute,
disappear, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, distill,
do a fade-out, drain, drive away, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, dwindle,
embalm, emit, erode, escape, etherify, etherize, evanesce, exhale,
exit, expire, exsiccate, fade, fade away, fade out, fire, flee,
fleet, flit, fluidize, fly, fractionate, freeze, freeze-dry, fume,
fumigate, gasify, give off, go, go away, hide, hydrogenate,
insolate, irradiate, jerk, kiln, kipper, leave no trace,
leave the scene, marinade, marinate, melt, melt away,
melt like snow, mummify, oxygenate, parch, pass, pass away,
pass off, pass out, perfume, perish, peter out, pickle,
preservatize, quick-freeze, reek, refrigerate, retire from sight,
rub, salt, scorch, sear, season, send out, shrivel, sink,
sink away, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sponge, spray, steam, stuff,
sublimate, sublime, suffer an eclipse, sun, sun-dry, swab, thin,
thin out, torrefy, towel, vanish, vanish from sight, vaporize,
volatilize, waste, waste away, weaken, wear away, weazen, wipe,
wither, wizen

evaporate at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Unsubstantiality): vanish, evaporate, fade, fade away, dissolve, melt away, disappear, go away.

[V] (Transience): be transient, flit, pass away, fly, vanish, fade, evaporate, change.

[V] (Gas): vaporize, evaporate, evanesce, gasify, diffuse.

[V] (Vaporization): render gaseous, vaporize, evaporate, exhale, fume, smoke, steam, effervesce, boil, mist, spray.

[V] (Disappearance): disappear, vanish, dissolve, fade, melt away, pass, go, evaporate, vaporize, be gone, leave no trace, depart, lose sight of, efface, occult, eclipse.

evaporate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
1 if a liquid evaporates or if sth evaporates it, it changes into a gas, especially steam:
[V] Heat until all the water has evaporated. * [VN] The sun is constantly evaporating the earth's moisture.
2 [V] to disappear, especially by gradually becoming less and less:
Her confidence had now completely evaporated. * Their lead in the opinion polls evaporated overnight.
evaporation noun [U]

evaporate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
1 if a liquid evaporates or if sth evaporates it, it changes into a gas, especially steam:
[V] Heat until all the water has evaporated. * [VN] The sun is constantly evaporating the earth's moisture.
2 [V] to disappear, especially by gradually becoming less and less:
Her confidence had now completely evaporated. * Their lead in the opinion polls evaporated overnight.
evaporation noun [U]

Evaporate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Evaporate \E*vap"o*rate\, v. t.
1. To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor
(usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or
fumes.

2. To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial
heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to
evaporation; as, to evaporate apples.

3. To give vent to; to dissipate. [R.]

My lord of Essex evaporated his thoughts in a
sonnet. --Sir. H.
Wotton.

{Evaporating surface} (Steam Boilers), that part of the
heating surface with which water is in contact.

Evaporate \E*vap"o*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evaporated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Evaporating}.] [L. evaporatus, p. p. of
evaporare; e out + vapor steam or vapor. See {Vapor}.]
1. 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.

2. 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.

To give moderate liberty for griefs and discontents
to evaporate . . . is a safe way. --Bacon.

Evaporate \E*vap"o*rate\, a. [L. evaporatus, p. p.]
Dispersed in vapors. --Thomson.

evaporate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

evaporate
v 1: lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more
concentrated residue; "evaporate milk" [syn: {vaporize},
{vaporise}]
2: cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the
water" [syn: {vaporise}]
3: change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our
eyes" [syn: {vaporise}]

evaporate at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ɪˈvapəreɪt/

Verb

Inter: en-verb » evaporat|ing
  • To transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state.
    1. Inter: figurativel » y To disappear
    2. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2011
    |date=March 2
    |author=Chris Whyatt
    |title=Arsenal 5 - 0 Leyton Orient
    |work=BBC
    |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/eng_prem/9405635.stm
    |page=
    |passage=The hosts initially looked like they lacked a spring in their step, but fears of further agony evaporated in the seventh minute with a goal of typical Arsenal quality.

    Related terms

    * evaporation
    • evaporator
    • vapour

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to transition from a liquid state into a gaseous state
    • Arabic: تبخّر (tabakhkhara)
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|изпарявам|sc=Cyrl
    • Chinese: 蒸发掉, 消失
    • Czech: vypařit se
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verdampen
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|höyrystyä
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|évaporer
    • German: sieden, verdampfen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Interlingua: evaporar
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|evaporare
  • Japanese: 蒸発する
  • Polish: parować
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|evaporar
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|evapora
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|испарять|sc=Cyrl|tr=isparját' Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|испарить|sc=Cyrl|tr=isparít' Inter: pf » .
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|evaporar
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|dunsta

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
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    Italian

    Verb

    evaporate
  • Inter: conjugation of » evaporare||2|p|pres|ind|lang=it
    1. Inter: conjugation of » evaporare||2|p|imp|lang=it
    2. Inter: form of » Feminine plural|evaporato

      Anagrams

      * operavate


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    Latin

    Participle

    Inter: la-part-form » ēvapōrāte
  • Inter: inflection of » evaporatus|ēvapōrātus|voc|m|s|lang=la

  • Translation: ar » evaporate
    Translation: et » evaporate
    Translation: el » evaporate
    Translation: fr » evaporate
    Translation: ko » evaporate
    Translation: io » evaporate
    Translation: id » evaporate
    Translation: it » evaporate
    Translation: kn » evaporate
    Translation: hu » evaporate
    Translation: mg » evaporate
    Translation: ml » evaporate
    Translation: my » evaporate
    Translation: nl » evaporate
    Translation: ja » evaporate
    Translation: oc » evaporate
    Translation: pl » evaporate
    Translation: fi » evaporate
    Translation: sv » evaporate
    Translation: ta » evaporate
    Translation: te » evaporate
    Translation: tr » evaporate
    Translation: vi » evaporate
    Translation: zh » evaporate