Evaporate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈvæpəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word evaporate
Brit.  |ɪˈvapəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word evaporate

verb

- lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue(syn: vaporise, vaporize)

evaporate milk

- cause to change into a vapor(syn: vaporise)

The chemist evaporated the water

- change into a vapor(syn: vaporise)

The water evaporated in front of our eyes

- become less intense and fade away gradually(syn: disappear, melt)

her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance

Examples

Let the liquid start to evaporate.

The heat evaporated the water.

The opportunity evaporated before he could act on it.

My despair evaporated.

Most of the water had evaporated.

The sun evaporates moisture on the leaves.

Hopes of achieving peace are beginning to evaporate.

His courage had evaporated away.

The chemist evaporated the water

The water evaporated in front of our eyes

her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance

Digest the bark in alcohol, evaporate the alcoholic solution to dryness.

it was heated to evaporate the volatiles

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: evaporate
he/she/it: evaporates
present participle: evaporating
past tense: evaporated
past participle: evaporated
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