Evaporation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˌvæpəˈreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word evaporation
Brit.  |ɪˌvapəˈreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word evaporation

noun

- the process of becoming a vapor (syn: vapor, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour)
- the process of extracting moisture (syn: dehydration, desiccation)

Examples

Let the liquid start to evaporate.

The heat evaporated the water.

The opportunity evaporated before he could act on it.

the processes of evaporation and condensation

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