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e·vap·o·rate

 (ĭ-văp′ə-rāt′)
v. e·vap·o·rat·ed, e·vap·o·rat·ing, e·vap·o·rates
v.tr.
1.
a. To convert or change into a vapor.
b. To draw off in the form of vapor.
2. To draw moisture from, as by heating, leaving only the dry solid portion.
3. To deposit (a metal) on a substrate by vacuum sublimation.
v.intr.
1.
a. To change into vapor.
b. To pass off in or as vapor.
2. To produce vapor.
3. To disappear; vanish: Our fears at last evaporated. See Synonyms at disappear.

[Middle English evaporaten, from Latin ēvapōrāre, ēvapōrāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + vapor, steam.]

e·vap′o·ra′tion n.
e·vap′o·ra′tive adj.
e·vap′o·ra′tive·ly adv.
e·vap′o·ra·tiv′i·ty (-ərə-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
e·vap′o·ra′tor n.

evaporate

(ɪˈvæpəˌreɪt)
vb
1. (Chemistry) to change or cause to change from a liquid or solid state to a vapour. Compare boil11
2. (Chemistry) to lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization, leaving a more concentrated residue
3. to disappear or cause to disappear; fade away or cause to fade away: all her doubts evaporated.
4. (Chemistry) (tr) to deposit (a film, metal, etc) by vaporization of a liquid or solid and the subsequent condensation of its vapour
[C16: from Late Latin ēvapōrāre, from Latin vapor steam; see vapour]
eˈvaporable adj
eˌvaporaˈbility n
eˌvapoˈration n
eˈvaporative adj
eˈvapoˌrator n

e•vap•o•rate

(ɪˈvæp əˌreɪt)

v. -rat•ed, -rat•ing. v.i.
1. to change from a liquid or solid state into vapor; pass off in vapor.
2. to give off moisture.
3. to disappear; vanish; fade: His hopes evaporated.
v.t.
4. to convert into a gaseous state or vapor; drive off or extract in the form of vapor: The sun evaporated the dew.
5. to extract moisture or liquid from, as by heat, so as to make dry or to reduce to a denser state: to evaporate fruit.
6. to cause to disappear or fade; dissipate.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin ēvapōrātus, past participle of ēvapōrāre to disperse in vapor; see e-, vapor, -ate1]
e•vap`o•ra′tion, n.
e•vap′o•ra`tive (-əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv) adj.
e•vap′o•ra`tive•ly, adv.

evaporate


Past participle: evaporated
Gerund: evaporating

Imperative
evaporate
evaporate
Present
I evaporate
you evaporate
he/she/it evaporates
we evaporate
you evaporate
they evaporate
Preterite
I evaporated
you evaporated
he/she/it evaporated
we evaporated
you evaporated
they evaporated
Present Continuous
I am evaporating
you are evaporating
he/she/it is evaporating
we are evaporating
you are evaporating
they are evaporating
Present Perfect
I have evaporated
you have evaporated
he/she/it has evaporated
we have evaporated
you have evaporated
they have evaporated
Past Continuous
I was evaporating
you were evaporating
he/she/it was evaporating
we were evaporating
you were evaporating
they were evaporating
Past Perfect
I had evaporated
you had evaporated
he/she/it had evaporated
we had evaporated
you had evaporated
they had evaporated
Future
I will evaporate
you will evaporate
he/she/it will evaporate
we will evaporate
you will evaporate
they will evaporate
Future Perfect
I will have evaporated
you will have evaporated
he/she/it will have evaporated
we will have evaporated
you will have evaporated
they will have evaporated
Future Continuous
I will be evaporating
you will be evaporating
he/she/it will be evaporating
we will be evaporating
you will be evaporating
they will be evaporating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evaporating
you have been evaporating
he/she/it has been evaporating
we have been evaporating
you have been evaporating
they have been evaporating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evaporating
you will have been evaporating
he/she/it will have been evaporating
we will have been evaporating
you will have been evaporating
they will have been evaporating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been evaporating
you had been evaporating
he/she/it had been evaporating
we had been evaporating
you had been evaporating
they had been evaporating
Conditional
I would evaporate
you would evaporate
he/she/it would evaporate
we would evaporate
you would evaporate
they would evaporate
Past Conditional
I would have evaporated
you would have evaporated
he/she/it would have evaporated
we would have evaporated
you would have evaporated
they would have evaporated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.evaporate - lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residueevaporate - lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; "evaporate milk"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
transpire - exude water vapor; "plants transpire"
2.evaporate - cause to change into a vaporevaporate - cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the water"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
pervaporate - cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
vaporise, evaporate - change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes"
3.evaporate - change into a vaporevaporate - change into a vapor; "The water evaporated in front of our eyes"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
pervaporate - evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
vaporise, evaporate - cause to change into a vapor; "The chemist evaporated the water"
4.evaporate - become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"
weaken - become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"

evaporate

verb
1. disappear, vaporize, dematerialize, evanesce, melt, vanish, dissolve, disperse, dry up, dispel, dissipate, fade away, melt away Moisture is drawn to the surface of the fabric so that it evaporates.
2. dry up, dry, dehydrate, vaporize, desiccate The water is evaporated by the sun.
3. fade away, disappear, fade, melt, vanish, dissolve, disperse, dissipate, melt away My anger evaporated and I wanted to cry.

evaporate

verb
1. To pass off as vapor, especially when heated:
2. To pass out of sight either gradually or suddenly:
Translations
يَتَبَخَّر، يُبَخِّر
fordampe
evaporisierenverdampfen
höyrystyä
gufa upp, hverfa
garavimasišgaravimasišgarinimasišgarintiišgaruoti
izgaistizgarotiztvaikot
evapora
vypariť sa
buharlaş mak

evaporate

[ɪˈvæpəreɪt]
A. VTevaporar
B. VI [liquid] → evaporarse (fig) [hopes, fears, anger] → desvanecerse

evaporate

[ɪˈvæpəreɪt]
vi
[liquid] → s'évaporer
(= disappear) [feeling, dream] → s'évanouir
vtfaire évaporerevaporated milk nlait m condensé non sucré

evaporate

vi
(liquid)verdampfen, verdunsten
(fig: = disappear) → sich in nichts or in Luft auflösen; (hopes)sich zerschlagen, schwinden
vt liquidverdampfen or verdunsten (lassen); evaporating dishAbdampfschale f

evaporate

[ɪˈvæpəreɪt]
1. vt (liquid) → far evaporare
2. vi (liquid) → evaporare (fig) (hopes, fears, anger) → svanire

evaporate

(iˈvӕpəreit) verb
to (cause to) change into vapour and disappear. The small pool of water evaporated in the sunshine; His enthusiasm soon evaporated.
eˈvaporated adjective
having had some moisture removed by evaporation. evaporated milk.
eˌvapoˈration noun
References in classic literature ?
Tranquilly permitting these irregular cursings to evaporate, Stubb then in a plain, business-like, but still half humorous manner, cursed Pip officially; and that done, unofficially gave him much wholesome advice.
You look into it, the object flies off into air, your reasons evaporate, the criminal is not to be found, the wrong becomes not a wrong but a phantom, something like the toothache, for which no one is to blame, and consequently there is only the same outlet left again--that is, to beat the wall as hard as you can.
Believe me, and take comfort, this is better for me than tons of gold and cases of diamonds, even were they not as problematical as the clouds we see in the morning floating over the sea, which we take for terra firma, and which evaporate and vanish as we draw near to them.
To give moderate liberty for griefs and discontentments to evaporate (so it be without too great insolency or bravery), is a safe way.
But this heat, which is sufficient to evaporate the waters, would have formed a thick ring of cloud, which would have modified that excessive temperature; hence the compensation between the cold of the aphelion and the heat of the perihelion.
If we are merely loquacious and loud talkers, then we can afford to stand very near together, cheek by jowl, and feel each other's breath; but if we speak reservedly and thoughtfully, we want to be farther apart, that all animal heat and moisture may have a chance to evaporate.
On the present occasion it was the ridiculous spectacle of Nutty cowering beneath the bedclothes that caused her wrath to evaporate.
we evaporate the Diamond, and spare you a world of anxiety about the safe keeping of a valuable precious stone
I have once or twice seen sudden changes of expression on her pinched lips, and heard sudden inflexions of tone in her calm voice, which have led me to suspect that her present state of suppression may have sealed up something dangerous in her nature, which used to evaporate harmlessly in the freedom of her former life.
Whether or no the reserved and never-exercised power of unbuttoning, fascinates mankind; whether or no wisdom is supposed to condense and augment when buttoned up, and to evaporate when unbuttoned; it is certain that the man to whom importance is accorded is the buttoned-up man.
The buck-Brahmin evaporates without explanations, an' the bhoy sets cross-legged on the Chaplain's bed prophesyin' bloody war to the men at large.
Bucket, coming behind some under-sized young man with a shining hat on, and his sleek hair twisted into one flat curl on each side of his head, almost without glancing at him touches him with his stick, upon which the young man, looking round, instantly evaporates.