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transpiration vs. evaporation

[ tran-spuh-rey-shuhn ]
  1. an action or instance of transpiring.
  2. the passage of water through a plant from the roots through the vascular system to the atmosphere.
[ ih-vap-uh-rey-shuhn ]
  1. the act or process of evaporating.
  2. the state of being evaporated.
  3. matter or the quantity of matter evaporated or passed off in vapor.

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