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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)


pertaining to evaporation.

evaporative loss
loss of body water by evaporation of water from the body to the air; a heat control mechanism and a factor in water balance studies.
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A better, more intelligent solution, is to use Breezair evaporative air cooling to blanket the hot spot with a flow of cool, high velocity, fresh air, designed to impact workers whenever they are in that hot location: this is called "Spot Cooling.
The global evaporative cooling market was valued at $4.
In an environment with evaporative cooler, air temperature was lower and more homogeneous in both day periods than in the environment without cooler.
Evaporative cooling, on the other hand, relies instead on the inherent quality of water to absorb heat when it evaporates (changes from a liquid to a gas).
The system model uses the following assumptions: a) ammonia leaves the evaporators and enters the compressors as a saturated-vapor, b) expansion through the expansion valve occurs at constant enthalpy, c) pressure drops through the system (with exception of the expansion valve) are negligible, d) heat gains and losses through the piping and high pressure receiver are negligible, and e) the evaporative condenser fans are controlled with variable frequency drives (VFDs).
Although the primary function of the Rigid Media is to provide evaporative cooling and humidification, there are some additional benefits of using them.
Among the key deals that the company has clinched is the installation of Breezair evaporative air conditioning systems at Volga-Dneper Commercial Hangar in Sharjah Airport, Stables in Sir Baniyas island, RTA vehicle testing centres of Tamam-Al Ghandi, Cars-ETA, Wasel vehicle testing centers owned by Saif Belhasa Group, the RAK Ceramic's production area, and large commercial kitchens for the Hospitality Company in Ruwais.
The eight papers in this collection survey current knowledge on evaporative self-assembly, drying a sessile droplet to form a pattern, the convective assembly process, dip coating, breath figure template assembly, and surface controlled dewetting.
has the potential to bring evaporative cooling to a wider audience.
Most research work has focused on evaporative cooling, as this appears to be more effective in lowering the condensation temperature when compared to the shading approach.
Try conditions of 100[degrees]F/70[degrees]F, where a typical evaporative cooler produces air at 85[degrees]F to 90[degrees]F.