- a device in which evaporation takes place, as for thickening syrup.
- the part of a refrigeration system in which the refrigerant absorbs heat and changes from a liquid to a gas.
Origin of evaporator
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Examples from the Web for evaporator
The concentration of the liquid is done in vacuum, or in an evaporator.Leather
K. J. Adcock
It is noteworthy that superheated steam is not desirable for working an evaporator.Animal Proteins
Hugh Garner Bennett
The lye should never be fed into the evaporator in the acid condition.
When it first enters the evaporator the lye is about 11°-12° B.
I expect to put in an evaporator and use natural gas for fuel, and think it will pay.The Apple