HyperDic: evaporation

English > 2 senses of the word evaporation:
NOUNprocessevaporation, vaporization, vaporisation, vapor, vapourthe process of becoming a vapor
processevaporation, dehydration, desiccation, drying upthe process of extracting moisture
evaporation > pronunciation
Soundsihvae.perey'shahn; iyvae.perey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > evaporation: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of becoming a vapor.
Synonymsvaporization, vaporisation, vapor, vapour
NarrowerboilingThe application of heat / heat to change something from a liquid / liquid to a gas
clouding, clouding upThe process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
smoke, smokingA hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
Broaderphase change, phase transition, state change, physical changeA change from one state (solid or liquid / liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
Spanishevaporación, vaporación, vaporización, vapor
Catalanevaporació, vaporització, vapor
Adjectivesevaporativerelating to or causing or being caused by evaporation
Verbsevaporatechange into a vapor
evaporatecause to change into a vapor
English > evaporation: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of extracting moisture.
Synonymsdehydration, desiccation, drying up
Part ofplastinationA process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues
Narrowerfreeze-drying, lyophilization, lyophilisationA method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure
inspissationThe process of thickening by dehydration
BroaderextractionThe process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
Spanishdesecación, deshidratación
Catalandeshidratació, dessecació
Verbsevaporatelose or cause to lose liquid / liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue

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