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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

evaporate \i-ˈvap-ə-ˌrāt\play verb evaporated; evaporating
evaporator \-ˌrāt-ər\play noun



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