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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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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.
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Viessmann has launched a new evaporator, which uses CO2 as refrigerant, making it compliant with the latest F gas regulations, as well as energy efficient and environmentally friendly, fast to assemble and easy to maintain.
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The air flow maldistribution through an evaporator could also induce the refrigerant maldistribution in multiple path heat exchangers, and the resulting mismatch can cause large reductions in evaporator performance (Payne and Domanski, 2003).
Delivering onsite disposal at a cost of less than 1 cent-per-gallon, the Neptune Evaporator Converts the liquid stream into an aerosol, which allows the water to evaporate while all contaminants Settle back in a narrow alley at the front of the evaporator.
To mitigate this risk a secondary coolant, such as water, is used to provide the cooling effect to the people, and the evaporator is placed outside the area where the people are located.