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v. e·vap·o·rat·ed, e·vap·o·rat·ing, e·vap·o·rates
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.
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.
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Adj.1.evaporative - relating to or causing or being caused by evaporationevaporative - relating to or causing or being caused by evaporation; "an evaporative cooler"
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