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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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Note that the evaporator pressure responds quickly, raising the saturation temperature by almost 4[degrees]C (7.2[degrees]F).
Considering the Vapour Compression Refrigeration System (VCRS) with suction line heat exchanger, the simulation starts with guessing the temperature at the condenser outlet and temperature at the evaporator outlet based on the surrounding conditions given [1].
According to the study published in Advanced Materials, the evaporator generates steam with high efficiency and minimal need for maintenance.
That means you can connect an additional three tons of indoor evaporators to a 10-ton system since the load will change from one evaporator to another.
Evaporator (3-4), [??][x.sub.3] + (1 - [[T.sub.0]/[T.sub.in]])[Q.sub.in] = [??][x.sub.4] + [[??].sub.Deva] (12)
The company said in a statement that it was contracted to deliver the evaporator, as well as lime filters, steam transformers and a brine manifold, to the Shoaiba Desalination Plant Project near Jeddah.
The Caloris Low-Spore Process includes well-timed evaporator system clean-in-place (CIP) cycles, which eliminates operation with the presence of mature biofilms in the evaporator system before they begin to contaminate the milk product with spores.
During each experiment, the amount of solar energy input (1 in w/m2) at evaporator region of GAHP is transferred to the condenser region and removed by the condenser, and the overall thermal resistance ([R.sub.exp])for the solar collector were calculated as follows[16]:
The data collection for the treatment in which the water height in the evaporator was 1 cm started in September 2010 and ended along with the others, encompassing one year of data.
Throttling devise is another vital part of all the refrigeration systems and air conditioning systems apart from the compressor, condenser and the evaporator. The refrigerant leaves the compressor at high pressure and temperature and enters the condenser.
In the HVAC&R industry, evaporator superheat control is often achieved using traditional thermal expansion valves (TXVs) or electronic expansion valves (EEVs).