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To cause or undergo evaporation.
Synonym(s): volatilize
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To cause or undergo evaporation.
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(i-vap″ŏ-rā′shŏn) [L. evaporare, to disperse in steam]
1. Change from liquid to vapor.
2. Loss in volume due to conversion of a liquid into a vapor.
evaporate (i-vap′ŏ-rāt″) evaporative (i-vap′ŏ-rāt″iv)
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Our feasible low-vacuum evaporation methodology has potential for preparing thin solid films of evaporable organic materials, which are difficult to form by wet processes.
Evaporable water was not observed inside the plastic bags; however, most of the samples showed sweating on the top face of the specimen, figure 5.
Chemical getters can be broken down into two separate categories: evaporable and non-evaporable.
In the light of Kelvin's law, when the humidity in the concrete begins to decrease, the evaporable water and the gaseous water are in the thermodynamic balance.