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evaporation

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noun evap·o·ra·tion \i-ˌvap-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of evaporation

  1. :  the change by which any substance is converted from a liquid state into and carried off in vapor; specifically :  the conversion of a liquid into vapor in order to remove it wholly or partly from a liquid of higher boiling point or from solids dissolved in or mixed with it

  2. evap·o·rate \i-ˈvap-ə-ˌrāt\play verb, evap·o·rat·ed evap·o·rat·ing
    evap·o·ra·tor \-ˌrāt-ər\play noun




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