: change from a liquid to a vapor
- But warming increases the evaporation of ocean water, which could increase the snowfall on the Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, remove water from the ocean, and lower sea level.
- —Jack M. Hollander
: the vanishing or disappearance of something
- The pope's attempt to arrest the evaporation of the Christian tradition in Europe was also unsuccessful.
- —Conrad Black
- No longer a machine that accelerates the evaporation of resources, in the Roman context the banquet becomes a theatre of wealth and property, of social distinction, or social-climbing.
- —James N. Davidson