verb (used without object), e·vap·o·rat·ed, e·vap·o·rat·ing.
verb (used with object), e·vap·o·rat·ed, e·vap·o·rat·ing.
Origin of evaporate
Examples from the Web for evaporate
The heat radiating from the sun dries up water and causes it to evaporate.Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort|The Daily Beast|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If he coyly waffles this time around, his support will evaporate quicker than you can say Fred Thompson.
Otherwise the tenuous calm that has remained in the region during the past few years may evaporate.All Terrorism, Both Jewish and Arab, Must Stop for Talks to Succeed|Aaron Magid|October 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If the pools lose their inflow of circulating cooling water, the water in the pools will evaporate.
With the demise of the printed book, profits will evaporate.
Exhaust a weighed sample (in powder) with ether, and evaporate by the heat of a hot-water bath.
Mix the liquors, strain through flannel, and evaporate by a water bath to a proper consistence for forming pills.
Wash the ether solution thoroughly by shaking with water, and then evaporate at a low temperature.Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)|William Anderson Syme
Mix the aristochin with the alcoholic solution of saccharin (in a hot mortar if in a hurry) and permit the alcohol to evaporate.Candy Medication|Bernard Fantus
We have only to evaporate a portion of the water to dryness, and redissolve the saline residue in distilled water.A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons|Fredrick Accum
British Dictionary definitions for evaporate
Word Origin for evaporate
Word Origin and History for evaporate
early 15c., from Latin evaporatum, past participle of evaporare (see evaporation). Related: Evaporated; evaporating.