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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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This demonstrates a typical free-surface profile, at the vicinity of the contact line of one centistoke silicon oil, evaporating in the meniscus between two clean glass substrates.
The technology obtained its name "Evaporating Resource Locator" by having content servers create temporary links that when connected to by a user, evaporate, thereby protecting the server from being hacked into and content from being illegally downloaded.
These trees will block house-heating sunlight and reduce air temperatures by evaporating water from their leaves.
Dispute: Halogen lightbulbs last longer than ordinary lightbulbs In all lightbulbs, the tungsten that makes up the glowing filament wire gradually evaporates, so the wire thins and the bulb burns out Halogen lightbulbs are filled with a gas of either iodine or bromine The force of the gas keeps the tungsten in a halogen bulb from evaporating as quickly.
The oil would keep the ocean water from evaporating. When the hurricane passed over the oil slick, its source of rising moist air would shut off.
What's more, this radiation intensifies as an evaporating black hole shrinks.
Usually comets do not survive because of the Sun's over powering heat but this one apparently did, and disappeared in the chromosphere, evaporating in the 100,000-degree (Kelvin) heat.
The waterproof plastic would create a barrier, keeping the collected water in the frog's skin from evaporating under the scorching sun.
According to their model, the pressure from the liquid eventually becomes so great that it breaks through the dam and gushes onto the surface with enough force and volume to create gullies before freezing and evaporating.
If you keep heating water at this temperature, it just keeps evaporating. But once you add sugar, which has a melting point (temperature at which a solid changes to a liquid) of 190[degrees]C (375[degrees]F), magic happens.
When turned on, the monitors' heat caused the compound--which is not bound to the plastic--to start evaporating. Soon, a small but measurable amount of the pollutant tainted the air.