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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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Eckhardt Fellow of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin, gasoline consists of different species, and some of them, generally consisting of molecules with five or fewer carbon atoms, evaporate more readily than others.
Solid carbon dioxide, exposed to ordinary pressures, will slowly sublime-that is, evaporate directly to gas without melting.
If you continue to cook the mixture, uncovered, on medium-high to high heat, the liquid will evaporate and its residue will brown.
We have shown that actually these stars can evaporate a significant amount of material," Thomas Haworth from Imperial College London, who was part of the team that made the observations, said in a (http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_22-3-2017-14-23-44) statement released Wednesday.
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